European Journal of Public Health

The European Journal of Public Health is a multidisciplinary journal in the field of public health, publishing contributions from social medicine, epidemiology, health services research, management, ethics and law, health economics, social sciences and environmental health.

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Website
http://eurpub.oxfordjournals.org/
Impact factor
2.728 (2011)

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Higher suicide risk among older immigrants with untreated depression

The risk of suicide is clearly elevated in the category of older women with untreated depression who were born outside the Nordic region, compared with corresponding Swedish-born women. This is shown by a study from the University ...

Pediatrics

Children in care 'suffer poor health for decades'

Children and young people who grow up in care are up to four times more likely to suffer from poor health 30 years later than those who grew up with their parents, finds new research from UCL and King's College London.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Men suffer from long-lasting atypical employment

Men who experience more spells of atypical employment during their first six years of labor market participation report worse self-rated health, new research has shown.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Older people are doing increasingly less physical exercise

A study led by the University of Jaén reveals that people over 65 are not getting enough exercise. Experts emphasize the importance of preserving physical performance to prevent the negative consequences of aging.

Health

Why industry influence on research agendas must be addressed

Industry influence on the research agenda—and the tactics employed by tobacco, pharmaceutical, food, mining, chemical and alcohol companies to drive questions away from those most relevant to public health—is the focus ...

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