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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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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    4.7 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.661 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.307 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

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    Reviewer interacts with: Editor

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