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Transcending the known in public health practice: the inequality paradox: the population approach and vulnerable populations.
Using the concept of vulnerable populations, we examine how disparities in health may be exacerbated by population-approach interventions. We show, from an etiologic perspective, how life-courseExpand
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A theoretical proposal for the relationship between context and disease
Studies of ‘context’ are increasingly widespread. These studies often become entrenched in methodological debates rather than being conceptually satisfying. We suggest that part of the problem liesExpand
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Making public health programs last: conceptualizing sustainability
Abstract In public health, programs constitute an important method of improving health, and program sustainability is critical. Knowledge on sustainability raises nevertheless two major issues. TheExpand
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Health inequalities and place: a theoretical conception of neighbourhood.
In the past 10 years, interest in studying the relationship between area of residence and health has grown. During this period empirical relations between place and health have been observed at aExpand
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Measuring grief: A short version of the perinatal grief scale
Despite a considerable number of studies, there are two major drawbacks in the literature on grief and bereavement. One is a lack of adequate and generally agreed upon measures for assessing grief.Expand
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Ecological Foundations of Health Promotion
In this article, human ecology is defined; its historical and intellectual roots are traced through various disciplines to its applications in public health and health promotion today; its strengthsExpand
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Food and eating as social practice--understanding eating patterns as social phenomena and implications for public health.
Globally, public health agencies recognise obesity trends among populations as a priority. Explanations for population obesity patterns are linked to obesogenic environments and societal trends whichExpand
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Evaluation in health promotion : principles and perspectives
Evaluation continues to present health promotion researchers, practitioners, and policy makers with many challenges—conceptual, theoretical, and practical. All organizations and individuals involvedExpand
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Assessment of the Integration of the Ecological Approach in Health Promotion Programs
Purpose. This article proposes a model of the ecological approach in health promotion programs. Based on system theory, the model identifies intervention settings and targets as two independentExpand
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Participatory Research with Native Community of Kahnawake Creates Innovative Code of Research Ethics
Participatory research requires ethical guidelines to incorporate the needs of the partners, i.e., the researchers and the community. This paper describes the background, development andExpand
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