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Social capital has become an influential concept in debating and understanding the modern world. Within the drug and alcohol sector, the concept of 'recovery capital' has gained traction with researchers suggesting that people who have access to such capital are better placed to overcome their substance use-related problems than those who do not (Cloud and Granfield, 2008), leading to requests for interventions that focus on building social capital networks (Neale & Stevenson, 2015). While accepting that the concept of social capital has enormous potential for addressing the problems associated with drug use, this paper also considers its 'dark side'.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Substance use & misuse
KIYOKAWA, Y. and HENNESSY, M.B. Social buffering of stress responses: A consideration of approaches, terminology, and pitfalls…NEUROSCI BIOBEHAV REV XXX-XXX, .- Over the past decades, there has been...
Notions of deficit and 'faultiness' shape depictions of the association between autism and uneasy social relationships. That framing has been the focus of critique by autistic activists and scholars w...
Internationally, rural people have poorer health outcomes relative to their urban counterparts, and primary care providers face particular challenges in rural and remote regions. Drawing on ethnograph...
Social lives have shifted, at least in part, for large portions of the population to social networking sites. How such lifestyle changes may be associated with brain structures is still largely unknow...
People residing in rural communities are more likely to be physically inactive and subsequently have elevated risks for chronic disease. Recent evidence has shown this could stem from environmental ba...
This study was designed to follow a group of adolescents who were previously examined by questionnaire and pulmonary function tests when they were aged 8-10 years old. Approximately 50% of...
The investigators are interested in using social norms to motivate people to sign up for a 100-day exercise challenge and exploring how to make social norms messages more effective.
Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for teenage youth in Canada, and every year tens of thousands of young people engage in suicidal behaviors. Many young people manifest red-flag be...
Comparative study between the Goldmann Flattening Tonometer and the Non-Contact Tonometer in patients of a Reference Ophthalmological Hospital
Spina Bifida can lead to physical neurocognitive and psychological symptoms. Still little is know about the daily impact of spina bifida on participation possibilities in social life. This...
The study of the social determinants and social effects of health and disease, and of the social structure of medical institutions or professions.
The study of the similarities and differences in the structures of homologous tissues across various species.
Comparison of outcomes, results, responses, etc for different techniques, therapeutic approaches or other inputs.
The comparative study of animal structure with regard to homologous organs or parts. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Virulence factors of pathogenic plant bacteria, such as XANTHOMONAS species, that bind to specific sequences in the PROMOTER REGIONS of host DNA to induce transcription of specific host genes. Variations in the DNA binding domain of TALE family members account for the variations in DNA specificity. The TALE DNA-binding domains are used in various GENETIC TECHNIQUES by fusing them with various DNA modifying enzymes to detect and manipulate sequence-specific targeted DNA sites.
Clinical Approvals Clinical Trials Drug Approvals Drug Delivery Drug Discovery Generics Drugs Prescription Drugs In the fields of medicine, biotechnology and pharmacology, drug discovery is the process by which drugs are dis...
Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing as well as dispensing drugs and medicines. It is a health profession that links health sciences with chemical sciences and aims to ensure the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The scope of...