• Publications
  • Influence
The layperson as the primary health care practitioner.
  • L. Levin
  • Medicine
  • Public health reports
  • 1 May 1976
Self-Care is Not a Solipsistic Trap: A Reply to Critics
  • A. Katz, L. Levin
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • International journal of health services…
  • 1 April 1980
Empirical examination of specific programs and formulations of the self-care, self-help movement reveals that it cannot be fitted into a simplistic “victim-blaming” ideology, but instead operates to decrease dependency and heighten individual and political/social awareness of hazards to health. Expand
Principles, methodology and practices of investment for health
Throughout history, the greatest improvements in people’s health have mainly arisen from social and economic improvements which also promote health. Expand
Self Care Lay Initiatives in Health
Self-care in health.
Self-care as a political concept involving individual skills in collective action on structural issues had its early expression in the consumer health move­ ment of the last two decades and is found largely within the broader frame of lay initiatives in health. Expand
Factors affecting school health follow-up.
An investigation of the relationship of family and social factors to the effectiveness of follow-up of school health 'appraisals' considers family perceptions, values, attitudes, and beliefs as they influence the families' behavior in response to referrals from the school. Expand