Culture

Mobile health in maternal and newborn care: fuzzy logic.

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Jul 07, 2014

Whether mHealth improves maternal and newborn health outcomes remains uncertain as the response is perhaps not true or false but lies somewhere in between when considering unintended harmful consequences.

Rural parents, teenagers and alcohol: what are parents thinking?

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Mar 02, 2006

INTRODUCTION: The fundamental role of alcohol in the lives of young Australians is mirrored in the level of drinking by adolescents. In 2001, more than one in four Australian adolescents aged 14-19 years consumed alcohol weekly.

Sex work in Tallinn, Estonia: the sociospatial penetration of sex work into society.

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Oct 02, 2006

BACKGROUND: It is important to describe and understand the underlying patterns and dynamics that govern sex work in societies undergoing rapid political and social changes, its heterogeneity across populations, and its evolution through time in order to inform future research, sound policy format

Should anti-tobacco media messages be culturally targeted for Indigenous populations? A systematic review and narrative synthesis.

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Jun 13, 2013

OBJECTIVE: To summarise published empirical research on culturally targeted anti-tobacco media messages for Indigenous or First Nations people and examine the evidence for the effectiveness of targeted and non-targeted campaigns.

Vulnerabilities in mHealth implementation: a Ugandan HIV/AIDS SMS campaign.

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Apr 03, 2013

HIV prevalence in Uganda has leveled off, however trends indicate that incidence is on the rise and disproportionately affects certain vulnerable groups, such as women. There is growing support for using mobile health (mHealth) programs to reach vulnerable populations.

War of the words.

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May 16, 2013
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An ecological momentary assessment of comparison target as a moderator of the effects of appearance-focused social comparisons.

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Aug 01, 2008

This research examined whether comparison target moderates the effects of naturally occurring appearance-focused social comparisons on women's affect, appearance esteem, and dieting thoughts.

The mental health literacy of rural adolescents: Emo subculture and SMS texting.

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Sep 10, 2008

OBJECTIVE: This study sought to explore the mental health literacy of adolescents living in a rural area in Australia through in-depth, semi-structured interviews, with a view to identifying areas for further research and making recommendations for improved education programs around mental health

Can evidence change belief? Reported mobile phone sensitivity following individual feedback of an inability to discriminate active from sham signals.

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Oct 22, 2008

OBJECTIVE: In this study, we tested whether providing individuals, who described being sensitive to mobile phone signals, with accurate feedback about their ability to discriminate an active mobile phone signal from a sham signal had any impact on their subsequent symptom levels or their perceive

The green valley: the use of mobile narratives for reducing stress in commuters.

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Apr 13, 2009

New technologies have influenced communication and interaction among people, enabling them to overcome face-to-face limitations and eliminating the need for persons in a communicative relationship to be in the same place at the same time.

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