• Publications
  • Influence
Popular epidemiology and toxic waste contamination: lay and professional ways of knowing.
  • P. Brown
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of health and social behavior
  • 1 September 1992
Building on a detailed study of the Woburn, Massachusetts, childhood leukemia cluster, this paper examines lay and professional ways of knowing about environmental health risks. Of particularExpand
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Diagnostic conflict and contradiction in psychiatry.
  • P. Brown
  • Medicine
  • Journal of health and social behavior
  • 1 March 1987
Processus d'etablissement des diagnostics au dispensaire d'un centre municipal de sante mentale. Conflits et contradictions de la pratique clinique dus a plusieurs facteurs de tension: 1) attitudesExpand
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Rapid rate transcranial magnetic stimulation--a safety study.
We assessed the safety of repeated short trains (4 stimuli) of rapid-rate transcranial magnetic stimulation (rrTMS) over the left motor cortex in 6 healthy normal subjects. rrTMS involved twoExpand
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Marxism, Social Psychology, and the Sociology of Mental Health
  • P. Brown
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • International journal of health services…
  • 1 April 1984
The political activism of the 1960s brought with it activism in the mental health field, broadly defined as antipsychiatry. Included in this social phenomenon are R.D. Laing and his colleagues,Expand
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Smoking increases among teenagers in eastern Europe
  • P. Brown
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • 23 February 2002
Twenty nine per cent of 15-16 year olds in eastern Europe now smoke—a slight increase since the mid-1990s—compared with 26% in western Europe, where the rate in this age group …
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Handbook of prosocial education
Preface - 1 Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation Preface -2 Co-editors + Acknowledgements Foreword - Nel Noddings PART 1: Defining Prosocial Education Chapter 1: The Second Side ofExpand
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The Transfer of Care: U.S. Mental Health Policy since World War II
  • P. Brown
  • Medicine
  • International journal of health services…
  • 1 October 1979
Recent criticism of mental health policy has raised many questions about the so-called “mental health revolution.” Following World War II, the federal government and the growing mental health lobbyExpand
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The Mental Patients' Rights Movement and Mental Health Institutional Change
  • P. Brown
  • Economics, Medicine
  • International journal of health services…
  • 1 October 1981
The mental patients' rights movement has added to the widespread critique of institutional psychiatry and provided leadership in opposing treatment methods such as electroshock, psychosurgery, andExpand
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Bovine spongiform encephalopahy and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
The identification of 10 cases of a highly stereotyped clinicopathological variant of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) in adolescents and young adults occurring in Britain within the past 24 months (RExpand
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Cinderella goes to the ball
  • P. Brown
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • 26 April 2001
After decades of neglect, research into 'innate' immunity has moved to centre stage. Phyllida Brown explores the excitement that now surrounds an evolutionarily ancient arm of our immune system.
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