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Recruiting online: lessons from a longitudinal survey of contraception and pregnancy intentions of young Australian women.
Recruitment of young people for epidemiologic research remains challenging, with marked decreases in the effectiveness of face-to-face, mail, and telephone recruitment methods. We report on theExpand
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Transitions into informal caregiving and out of paid employment of women in their 50s.
Data from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health were used to study the order of events leading to informal caregiving and changes in labour force participation in mid-aged women, takingExpand
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Gender Roles and Sexual Behavior Among Young Women
  • J. Lucke
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Sex roles
  • 1 August 1998
This study investigates the hypothesis that‘non-traditional’ gender role attitudes and‘masculine’ gender role traits or datingbehaviors are associated with unsafe sexual behaviorssuch as having aExpand
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Smart Drugs “As Common As Coffee”: Media Hype about Neuroenhancement
Background The use of prescription drugs to improve cognitive functioning in normal persons –“neuroenhancement” – has gained recent attention from bioethicists and neuroscientists. Enthusiasts claimExpand
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Intersex: Stories and Statistics from Australia
Drawing on stories and statistics from the first national study of intersex, this book argues for a distinct framework to address intersex issues and identity, foregrounding people with intersexExpand
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Academic doping or Viagra for the brain?
Recent developments in neuroscience have raised the possibility that neuropharmaceuticals and other interventions could be used to enhance brain processes in ‘normal’ people who are not impaired byExpand
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Public Views on Food Addiction and Obesity: Implications for Policy and Treatment
Background According to their advocates, neurobiological explanations of overeating, or “food addiction”, have the potential to impact public understanding and treatment of obesity. In this study, weExpand
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Australian university students' attitudes towards the use of prescription stimulants as cognitive enhancers: perceived patterns of use, efficacy and safety.
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS Recent, high profile articles in leading science journals have claimed that the enhancement use of prescription stimulants is a common practice among students worldwide. ThisExpand
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Psychological Distress is Associated with Tobacco Smoking and Quitting Behaviour in the Australian Population: Evidence from National Cross-Sectional Surveys
Objective: To investigate the association between levels of psychological distress and smoking and quitting behaviours. Method: Data were from two large Australian national household surveys ofExpand
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Australian University Students’ Attitudes Towards the Acceptability and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals to Improve Academic Performance
There is currently little empirical information about attitudes towards cognitive enhancement - the use of pharmaceutical drugs to enhance normal brain functioning. It is claimed this behaviour mostExpand
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