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The social distribution of dietary patterns. Traditional, modern and healthy eating among women in a Latin American city
Popkin's nutrition transition model proposes that after the change from the traditional to the modern dietary pattern, another change toward "healthy eating" could occur. As health-related practicesExpand
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International Migration of Partner, Autonomy and Depressive Symptoms Among Women From a Mexican Rural Area
Background: The emigration of Mexicans to the USA has increased in the last decades, and little is known about the effect of this on the mental health of those who stay behind. Aims: To evaluate theExpand
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Presence of disordered eating among Mexican teenage women from a semi-urban area: Its relation to the cultural hypothesis
The idea of culture as a risk factor for eating disorders has been supported by the higher frequencies of such disorders in the industrialized countries. In a non-urban area of the state ofExpand
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A review of eating disorders research in Mexico.
  • C. Unikel, I. Bojorquez
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • International journal of psychology : Journal…
  • 4 February 2007
The objective of this paper is to summarize research findings on eating disorders and the current state of the field in Mexico. Papers published in indexed journals and graduate dissertations wereExpand
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Examining negative effects of early life experiences on reproductive and sexual health among female sex workers in Tijuana, Mexico
To explore experiences during childhood and adolescence that influenced reproductive and sexual health among women who had entered the sex industry in adolescence.
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Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis among patients in Baja California, Mexico, and Hispanic patients in California.
OBJECTIVES We sought to compare prevalence and determinants of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) between tuberculosis patients in Baja California, Mexico, and Hispanic patients in California.Expand
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Influenza‐like illness surveillance on the California‐Mexico border, 2004–2009
Please cite this paper as: Kammerer et al. (2012). Influenza‐like illness surveillance on the California‐Mexico border, 2004–2009. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses 6(5), 358–366.
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Social factors, weight perception, and weight control practices among adolescents in Mexico
We evaluated the association of social factors and weight control practices in adolescents, and the mediation of this association by weight perception, in a national survey of students in Mexico (n =Expand
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Trajectories of dietary change and the social context of migration: a qualitative study
The aim of this article was to explore the influence of migration on changes in dietary practices, relating these changes to the social contexts in which they occur. Numerous studies have describedExpand
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Body Image and Social Class
Body image is developed within the context of social relations. Social position influences the importance given to the various parts of the body, body compositions, and the uses of the body regardedExpand
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