The health gap: the challenge of an unequal world

  title={The health gap: the challenge of an unequal world},
  author={Michael Marmot},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • M. Marmot
  • Published 18 December 2015
  • Political Science
  • The Lancet

A spoonful of sugar: Medication and the psychoanalytic body

This article employs a Lacanian framework to re-visit the vexed relationship between psychoanalysis and medication, which, it is claimed, also pertains to debates about the status of the

Babies and bathwaters: attachment, neuroscience, evolution and the left

This article challenges thinkers and activists on the left who are over-suspicious of ideas heralding from disciplines such as interpersonal neurobiology, attachment theory, developmental psychology,

Precarity in late life: rethinking dementia as a 'frailed' old age.

'precarity' represents a 'new form of ageing', notably as regards its impact on the upper extremes of the life course, and a call for a response that is grounded in an acknowledgement of the fragility and limitations which affect human lives, this requiring grounding in inclusive forms of citizenship.

A nurse academic's lived experience with COVID-19: a reflective narrative

  • H. Mwebe
  • Psychology
    British Journal of Mental Health Nursing
  • 2021
COVID-19 is incomparable in terms of its impact and reach across the globe. Every corner of the world has been affected by this virus in one way or another. The impact of COVID-19 poses an

Commentary: The inescapability of the ethical.

A systematic review and meta-analysis of the relationship of childhood abuse and household dysfunction to many of the leading causes of death in adults and the impact of adverse childhood experiences on adult health behaviours and health outcomes in a UK population found that exposure to abuse and family dysfunction affects health in later life.

Poverty, Complexity, and a New Way Forward.

Envelhecimento e funcionalidade: uma análise de trajetórias

The results presented show the heterogeneity in the aging process and its relationship with social inequalities assessed by different perspectives as well as the association between classes of socioeconomic condition and aging trajectories, the worse the social condition throughout life the greater the chance of being part of the worst trajectories in old age.

Reducing Shame, Promoting Dignity: A Model for the Primary Prevention of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

It is argued that this model provides the conceptual foundations necessary for the coordination of preventative interventions necessary to reduce to the risk and prevalence of CPSTD and is developed with a focus on the reduction of shame and the promotion of dignity at the relational, community, institutional, and macrolevel.



Psychiatric morbidity among prisoners

Mental health problems among prisoners were quite high and Mentally ill prisoners are at high risk for repeated incarceration and the increased rate of psychiatric disorders should be a concern for mental health professionals and the policy makers.

How experience gets under the skin to create gradients in developmental health.

This work has shown how early childhood environments work together with genetic variation and epigenetic regulation to generate socially partitioned developmental trajectories with impact on health across the life course.

Fair society, healthy lives: Strategic review of health inequalities in England post-2010

The Marmot Review report was published in February 2010, of the Strategic Review of Health Inequalities in England post-2010, which published its report Fair Society, Healthy Lives.

Heritability estimates versus large environmental effects: the IQ paradox resolved.

The authors present a formal model of the process determining IQ in which people's IQs are affected by both environment and genes, but in which their environments are matched to their IQs.