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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'.
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Name: Substance use & misuse
Increasingly, older adults desire to remain in their communities for as long as possible, referred to as "aging in place". While much of the aging in place literature focuses on housing specifically, ...
Social withdrawal is one of the first and common signs of early social dysfunction in a number of important neuropsychiatric disorders, likely because of the enormous amount and complexity of brain pr...
Patient and clinician stakeholders are inadequately engaged in key aspects of research, particularly regarding use of Big Data to study and improve patient-centered outcomes. Little is known about the...
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Few qualitative studies have explored women's use of social egg freezing. Derived from an interview study of 31 participants, this article explores the motivations of women using this technology.
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.
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This study will use a neuroeconomic paradigm with state-of-the-art imaging protocols to probe abnormal social reward processing underlying social withdrawal in symptomatic trauma-exposed w...
Comparative study between the Goldmann Flattening Tonometer and the Non-Contact Tonometer in patients of a Reference Ophthalmological Hospital
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)
Frameworks of empirical evidence used to study and interpret social phenomena.
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...