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Volume 11 Supplement 5

Navigating complexity in public health

Reviews and Research

Edited by Angela J Taft and Mridula Bandyopadhyay

COMPASS was funded by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

  1. Content type: Review

    Intervention studies for depression and intimate partner violence (IPV) commonly incorporate screening to identify eligible participants. The challenge is that current ethical evaluation is largely informed by...

    Authors: Victoria J Palmer, Jane S Yelland and Angela J Taft

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 5):S3

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  2. Content type: Research

    Social support interventions have a somewhat chequered history. Despite evidence that social connection is associated with good health, efforts to implement interventions designed to increase social support ha...

    Authors: Rhonda Small, Angela J Taft and Stephanie J Brown

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 5):S4

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  3. Content type: Review

    The perceived risk/benefit balance of prescribed and over-the-counter (OTC) medicine, as well as complementary therapies, will significantly impact on an individual’s decision-making to use medicine. For women...

    Authors: Karalyn McDonald, Lisa H Amir and Mary-Ann Davey

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 5):S5

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  4. Content type: Research

    Public health research is an endeavour that often involves multiple relationships, far-reaching collaborations, divergent expectations and various outcomes. Using the Tall Girls Study as a case study, this pap...

    Authors: Fiona J Bruinsma, Jo-Anne Rayner, Alison J Venn, Priscilla Pyett and George Werther

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 5):S7

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