From February 2017, information about the work of the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow is available and updated on the University of Glasgow website.

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Programme Themes

Understanding and Improving Health within Settings and Organisations

This programme aims to understand settings/organisations as contexts for:

  • influencing social position and identity, behaviour, health and well-being; and
  • facilitating health improvement through the development, piloting and evaluation of new interventions and/or adaptations of existing interventions to novel settings.

The organisations in which we live, interact and work (e.g. schools, workplaces) structure opportunities and exposures to physical and psychosocial environments. They also play a part in shaping social status and identity, and so the health-related and other behaviours which we adopt, within these settings and beyond. Hence, organisational settings have great potential for public health gain. Following careful social science research on organisations’ influence on social status, identity and exposures to health-related factors (and the opportunities/constraints these present for individual and organisational change), this new programme will develop settings-based interventions and evaluate whether and how they are successful and sustainable. The programme aims to integrate sociological, psychological and anthropological science with models of behaviour change and intervention development, including in settings with near universal reach at certain life stages (e.g. primary schools) to those which can target hard-to-reach, multiply-disadvantaged groups. We aim to develop and evaluate interventions targeting individual behaviour change (where the setting presents a convenient/appealing way to reach particular individuals) through to those effecting health gain through change at the organisational level.

Through research in settings such as educational, professional sporting organisations, secure institutions and workplaces, we will aim to answer the following overarching research questions:

  1. How do organisations shape social determinants of health, in particular by creating/reproducing/reinforcing social identity and status(e.g. gender, social class)?
  2. How can we promote public health by modifying organisations’ impact on health throughorganisational change?Are there generalisable systematic processes/stages which effectively engage organisations in change and produce systematised, sustainable health improvement?
  3. How can we promote health by delivering programmes through existing organisations? Can placing interventions that operate primarily at the inter-personal level within particular organisations extend their reach (exploiting cultural ‘hooks’, or shared agendas within organisations, for example)?
  4. How can health improvement programmes delivered through organisations reach wider populations beyond organisation members, through diffusion of behaviour change? Can we enhance public health gain by designing interventions which diffuse to family members etc., through changes in shared health practices within family/organisational cultures?
  5. What determines successful transferability/translation of effective interventions to novel settings, populations, or national contexts? When is adaptation or ‘socio-cultural’ sensitisation (e.g. by gender) necessary? What does success/failure in another setting or with another population reveal about existing models of behaviour change (what works, for whom and why)?

We aim to identify the potential for health improvement in key public health areas, such as obesity, premature mortality, mental health and well-being (including violence to self/others), and behavioural risk factors (such as alcohol, physical activity and sedentary behaviour, help-seeking/self-care). We will maintain a strong focus on gender, building on past work in this area (see our work to date on Gender and Health). The integration of sociological understandings of gender into the development of settings-based public health interventions will inform whether, when and how gender-sensitisation is needed to enhance reach, acceptability and effectiveness.

Publications

[in press]

Galdas PM, Darwin Z, Kidd L, Blickem C, McPherson K, Hunt K, Bower P, Gilbody S, Richardson G. How accessible and acceptable are self-management support interventions for men with long term conditions? A systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative studies. BMC Public Health [in press]

Lalloo D, Demou E, Stevenson M, Gaffney M, Macdonald EB. Comparison of competency priorities between UK occupational physicians and occupational health nurses. Occupational and Environmental Medicine [in press]

2016

Bunn C, Wyke S, Gray C, Maclean A, Hunt K. 'Coz football is what we all have': masculinities, practice, performance and effervescence in a weight-loss and healthy living programme for men. Sociology of Health and Illness 2016;38:812-28

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Chambers S, Dundas R, Torsney B. School and local authority characteristics associated with take-up of Free School Meals in Scottish secondary schools, 2014. Contemporary Social Science 2016;11:52–63

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Duckett J, Hunt K, Munro N, Sutton M. Does distrust in providers affect health-care utilization in China?. Health Policy and Planning 2016;31:1001-9

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ESHRE Capri Workshop Group. The influence of social factors on gender health. Human Reproduction 2016;31:1631-7

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Fergie G, Hilton S, Hunt K. Young adults’ experiences of seeking online information about diabetes and mental health in the age of social media. Health Expectations 2016;19:1324–1335

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Fergie G, Hunt K, Hilton S. Social media as a space for support: young adults' perspectives on user-generated content about diabetes and mental health. Social Science & Medicine 2016;170

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Gill DP, Blunt W, De Cruz A, Riggin B, Hunt K, Zou G, Sibbald S, Danylchuk K, Zwarenstein M, Gray CM, Wyke S, Bunn C, Petrella RJ. Hockey Fans in Training (Hockey FIT) pilot study protocol: a gender-sensitized weight loss and healthy lifestyle program for overweight and obese male hockey fans. BMC Public Health 2016;16:1096

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Green MJ, Leyland AH, Sweeting H, Benzeval M. Socioeconomic position and early adolescent smoking development: evidence from the British Youth Panel Survey (1994-2008). Tobacco Control 2016;25:203-210

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Hilton S, Weishaar H, Sweeting H, Trevisan F, Katikireddi SV. E-cigarettes, a safer alternative for teenagers? A UK focus group study of teenagers’ views. BMJ Open 2016;6:e013271

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Hunt K, Wyke S, Gray C, Bunn C, Singh B. Football Fans in Training: a weight management and healthy living programme for men delivered via Scotland’s premier football clubs. In: Conrad D, White A, editors Sports-based health interventions: case studies from around the world. New York: Springer, 2016:251-260.

Lalloo D, Demou E, Kiran S, Cloeren M, Mendes R, Macdonald EB. An international perspective on common core competencies for occupational physicians: a modified Delphi study. Occupational & Environmental Medicine 2016;73:A53

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Lalloo D, Demou E, Kiran S, Gaffney M, Stevenson M, Macdonald E. Core competencies for UK occupational health nurses: a Delphi study. Occupational Medicine 2016;66:649-655

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Lalloo D, Demou E, Macdonald E. Trends in doctor/dentist referrals to an NHS occupational health service. Occupational Medicine 2016;66:316-9

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McCartney G, Bouttell J, Craig N, Craig P, Graham L, Lakha F, Lewsey J, McAdams R, MacPherson M, Minton J, Parkinson J, Robinson M, Shipton D, Taulbut M., Walsh D, Beeston C. Explaining trends in alcohol-related harms in Scotland, 1991-2011 (I): the role of incomes, effects of socio-economic and political adversity and demographic change. Public Health 2016;2016:13-23

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McClelland R, Christensen K, Mohammed S, McGuinness D, Cooney J, Bakshi A, Demou E, MacDonald E, Caslake M, Stenvinkel P, Shiels PG. Accelerated ageing and renal dysfunction links lower socioeconomic status and dietary phosphate intake. Aging 2016;8:1135-49

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Parkes A, Sweeting H, Wight D. Early childhood precursors and school age correlates of different internalising problem trajectories among young children. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology 2016;44:1333

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Parkes A, Sweeting H, Young R, Wight D. Does parenting help to explain socio-economic inequalities in children’s body mass index trajectories? Longitudinal analysis using the Growing Up in Scotland Study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2016;70:868-73

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Skivington K, Vojt G, Thomson H, Fenton C, Campbell M, Sweeting H. Systematic literature review of interventions to improve health, happiness and wellbeing in the transition from adolescence to adulthood [systematic review protocol]. MRC/CSO Public and Health Sciences Unit, 2016

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Sweeting H, Green M, Benzeval M, West P. The emergence of health inequalities in early adulthood: evidence on timing and mechanisms from a West of Scotland cohort. BMC Public Health 2016;16:41

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Sweeting H, Maycock M, Walker L, Hunt K. Public challenge and endorsement of sex category ambiguity in online debate: "The sooner people stop thinking that gender is a matter of choice the better". Sociology of Health & Illness 2016;[epub ahead of print]

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Sweeting H, Neary J, Smith E, Wright C. 'Now I care' a qualitative study of how overweight adolescents managed their weight in the transition to adulthood. BMJ Open 2016;6:e010774

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van Nassau F, van der Ploeg HP, Abrahamsen F, Andersen E, Anderson AS, Bosmans JE, et al.. Study protocol of European Fans in Training (EuroFIT): a four-country randomised controlled trial of a lifestyle program for men delivered in elite football clubs. BMC Public Health 2016;16:598

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Vargas-Prada S, Demou E, Lalloo D, Avila-Palencia I, Sanati K, Sampere M, Freer K, Serra C, Macdonald EB. Effectiveness of very early workplace interventions to reduce sickness absence: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 2016;42:261-72

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Vojt G, Thomson H, Campbell M, Fenton C, Sweeting H, McQueen J, Skivington K. Health, happiness and wellbeing for adolescents transitioning to adulthood: a systematic review of individual-level interventions for adolescents from vulnerable groups. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Occasional paper no. 26, Glasgow, 2016

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2015

Brown J, Mackay DF, Demou E, Craig J, Frank J, Macdonald EB. The EASY (Early Access to Support for You) sickness absence service: a four year evaluation of the impact on absenteeism. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 2015;41:204-15

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Emslie C, Hunt K, Lyons A. Transformation and time-out: the role of alcohol in identity construction among Scottish women in early midlife. International Journal of Drug Policy 2015;26:437-445

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Galdas P, Fell J, Bower P, Kidd L, Blickem C, McPherson K, Hunt K, Gilbody S, Richardson G. The effectiveness of self-management support interventions for men with long term conditions: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open 2015;5:e006620

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Galdas P, Gilbody S, Bower P, Kidd L, Hunt K, Blickem C, McPherson K, Richardson R. A systematic review and metaethnography to identify how effective, cost-effective, accessible and acceptable self-management support interventions are for men with long-term conditions (SELF-MAN). Health Services and Delivery Research 2015;3

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Graber R, de Visser R, Abraham C, Memon A, Hart A, Hunt K. Staying in the 'sweet spot': a resilience-based analysis of the lived experience of low-risk drinking and abstention among British youth. Psychology and Health 2015;31:79-99

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Lalloo D, Macdonald EB, Demou E. Impact of peer review audit on occupational health report quality. Occupational Medicine 2015;65:440-443

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Maclean A, Sweeting H, Walker L, Paterson C, Räisänen U, Hunt K. 'It’s not healthy and it’s decidedly not masculine': a media analysis of UK newspaper representations of eating disorders in males. BMJ Open 2015;5

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Sweeting H, Hunt K. Evidence on smoking and smoking restrictions in prisons: a scoping review for the Scottish Prison Service’s Tobacco Strategy Group. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Occasional paper no. 25, Glasgow, 2015

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Sweeting H, Hunt K. Adolescent socio-economic and school-based social status, smoking and drinking. Journal of Adolescent Health 2015;57:37-45

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Sweeting H, Walker L, MacLean A, Patterson C, Räisänen U, Hunt K. Prevalence of eating disorders in males: a review of rates reported in academic research and UK mass media. International Journal of Men's Health 2015;14

Wyke S, Hunt K, Gray C, Fenwick E, Bunn C, Donnan P, Rauchhaus P, Mutrie N, Anderson A, Boyer N, Brady A, Grieve E, White A, Ferrell C, Hindle E, Treweek S. Football Fans in Training (FFIT): a randomised controlled trial of a gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme for men - end of study report. Public Health Research 2015;3

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2014

Hanewinkel R, Sargent JD, Hunt K, Sweeting S, Engels RCME, Scholte RHJ, Mathis F, Florek E, Morgenstern M. Portrayal of alcohol consumption in movies and drinking initiation in low-risk adolescents. Pediatrics 2014;133:1-10

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Hartley J, Wight D, Hunt K. Presuming the influence of the media: teenagers’ constructions of gender identity through sexual/romantic relationships and alcohol consumption. Sociology of Health & Illness 2014;36:772-86

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Hunt K, Gray CM, Maclean A, Smillie S, Bunn C, Wyke S. Do weight management programmes delivered at professional football clubs attract and engage high risk men? A mixed-methods study. BMC Public Health 2014;14:50

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Hunt K, Sweeting H. You have been QUALIFIED for a smokeless e-cig starter kit [gallery]. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2014;68:786

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Hunt K, Wyke S, Gray CM, Anderson AS, Brady A, Bunn C, Donnan PT, Fenwick E, Grieve E, Leishman J, Miller E, Mutrie N, Rauchhaus P, White A, Treweek S. A gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme for overweight and obese men delivered by Scottish Premier League football clubs (FFIT): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. The Lancet 2014;383:1211-21

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Lyons AC, Emslie C, Hunt K. Staying 'in the zone' but not passing the 'point of no return': embodiment, gender and drinking in mid-life. Sociology of Health & Illness 2014;36:264-277

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MacLean A, Harden J. Reflections on researching with children using ‘family group interviews’ as part of a qualitative longitudinal study. International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies [special issue] 2014;5:649–665

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MacLean A, Hunt K, Gray C, Smillie S, Wyke S. How do men’s female relatives feature in their accounts of changing eating practices during a weight-management programme delivered through professional football clubs?. International Journal of Men’s Health 2014;13:121-138

Morgenstern M, Sargent JD, Sweeting H, Faggiano F, Mathis F, Hanewinkel R. Favourite alcohol advertisements and binge drinking among adolescents: a cross-cultural cohort study. Addiction 2014;109:2005-2015

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Räisänen U, Hunt K. The role of gendered constructions of eating disorders in delayed help-seeking in men: a qualitative interview study. BMJ Open 2014;4:e004342

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Sartania N, McClure JD, Sweeting H, Browitt A. Predictive power of UKCAT and other pre-admission measures for performance in a medical school in Glasgow: a cohort study. BMC Medical Education 2014;14:116

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Sweeting H, Bhaskar A, Benzeval M, Popham F, Hunt K. Changing gender roles and attitudes and their implications for well-being around the new millennium. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 2014;49:791-809

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Sweeting H, Hunt K. Adolescent socio-economic and school-based social status, health and well-being. Social Science & Medicine 2014;121:39-47

Wang Y, Freemantle N, Nazareth I, Hunt K. Gender differences in survival and the use of primary care prior to diagnosis of three cancers: an analysis of routinely collected UK general practice data. PLoS One 2014;9:e101562

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Whitley E, Batty DG, Hunt K, Popham F, Benzeval M. The role of health behaviours across the life course in the socioeconomic patterning of all-cause mortality: the West of Scotland Twenty-07 prospective cohort study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 2014;47:148-157

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Ziebland S, Hunt K. Using secondary analysis of qualitative data of patient experiences of health care to inform health services research and policy. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy 2014;19:177-182

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2013

Emslie C, Hunt K, Lyons A. The role of alcohol in forging and maintaining friendships amongst Scottish men in midlife. Health Psychology 2013;32:33-41

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France E, Hunt K, Wyke S, Dow C. Do men’s and women’s accounts of surviving a stroke conform to Frank’s narrative genres?. Qualitative Health Research 2013;23:1649-1659

France E, Hunt K, Ziebland S, Wyke S. What parents say about disclosing the end of their pregnancy due to fetal abnormality. Midwifery 2013;29:24–32

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Gray CM, Hunt K, Mutrie N, Anderson A, Leishman J, Dalgarno L, Wyke S. Football fans in training: the development and optimization of an intervention delivered through professional sports clubs to help men lose weight, become more active and adopt healthier eating habits. BMC Public Health 2013;13:232

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Gray CM, Hunt K, Mutrie N, Anderson AS, Treweek S, Wyke S. Weight management for overweight and obese men delivered through professional football clubs: a pilot randomized trial. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2013;10:121

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Green MJ, Leyland AH, Sweeting H, Benzeval M. Socioeconomic position and adolescent trajectories in smoking, drinking and psychiatric distress. Journal of Adolescent Health 2013;53:202-08

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Hanewinkel R, Sargent J D, Karlsdottir S, Jonsson S H, Mathis F, Faggiano F, Poelen E A P, Scholte R, Florek E, Sweeting H, Hunt K, Morgenstein M. High youth access to movies that contain smoking in Europe compared with the USA. Tobacco Control 2013;22:241-244

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Harden J, Backett-Milburn K, MacLean A, Jamieson L. Home and away: constructing family and childhood in the context of working parenthood. Children's Geographies 2013;11:298-310

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Hilton S, Patterson C, Smith E, Bedford H, Hunt K. Teenagers' understandings of and attitudes towards vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases: a qualitative study. Vaccine 2013;31:2543–2550

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Hunt K, McCann C, Gray CM, Mutrie N, Wyke S. 'You've got to walk before you run' positive evaluations of a walking program as part of a gender sensitized weight management program delivered to men through professional football clubs. Health Psychology 2013;32:57-65

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MacLean A, Hunt K, Sweeting H. Symptoms of mental health problems: children’s and adolescents’ understanding and implications for gender differences in help-seeking. Children & Society 2013;27:161–173

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Maclean A, Sweeting H, Egan M, Der G, Adamson J, Hunt K. How robust is the evidence of an emerging or increasing female excess in physical morbidity between childhood and adolescence? Results of a systematic literature review and meta-analyses. Social Science & Medicine 2013;78:96-112

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Morgenstern M, Sargent JD, Engels RC, Scholte RH, Florek E, Hunt K, Sweeting H, Mathis F, Faggiano F, Hanewinkel R. Smoking in movies and adolescent smoking initiation: longitudinal study in six European countries. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2013;44:339-344

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Parkes A, Wight D, Hunt K, Henderson M, Sargent J. Are sexual media exposure, parental restrictions on media use and co-viewing TV and DVDs with parents and friends associated with teenagers' early sexual behaviour?. Journal of Adolescence 2013;36:1121–1133

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Smith E, Sweeting H, Wright C. 'Do I care?' young adults' recalled experiences of early adolescent overweight and obesity: a qualitative study. International Journal of Obesity 2013;37:303-8

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Sweeting H, Bhaskar A . The Adolescent Lifestyles in Contemporary Europe (ALICE) study: one year follow-up (2011) frequencies and documentation. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Working paper no. 30, Glasgow, 2013

Wang Y, Hunt K, Freemantle N, Nazareth I, Petersen I. Do men consult less than women? An analysis of routinely collected UK general practice data. BMJ open 2013;3:e003320

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Wyke S, Adamson J, Dixon D, Hunt K. Consultation and illness behaviour in response to symptoms: a comparison of models from different disciplinary frameworks and suggestions for future research directions. Social Science & Medicine 2013;86:79-87

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2012

Batty GD, Bhaskar A, Emslie C, Benzeval M, Der G, Lewar H, Hunt K. Association of life course socioeconomic disadvantage with future problem drinking and heavy drinking: gender differentials in the West of Scotland. International Journal of Public Health 2012;57:119-26

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Egan M, MacLean A, Sweeting H, Hunt K. Comparing the effectiveness of using generic and specific search terms in electronic databases to identify health outcomes for a systematic review: a prospective comparative study of literature search methods. BMJ Open 2012;2:e001043.

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Emslie C, Hunt K, Lyons A. Older and wiser? Men’s and women’s accounts of drinking in early mid-life. Sociology of Health & Illness 2012;34:481-96

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France EF, Locock L, Hunt K, Ziebland S, Field K, Wyke S. Imagined futures: how experiential knowledge of disability affects parents' decision-making about fetal abnormality. Health Expectations 2012;15:139-156

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Green MJ, Espie CA, Hunt K, Benzeval M. The longitudinal course of insomnia symptoms: inequalities by gender and occupational class among two different age cohorts followed for 20 years in the West of Scotland. Sleep 2012;35:815-23

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Hanewinkel R, Sargent JD, Poelen EAP, Scholte R, Florek E, Hunt K, Sweeting H, Karlsdottir S, Jonsson SH, Mathis F, Faggiano F, Morgenstein M. Alcohol consumption in movies and adolescent binge drinking: cross-sectional study in six European countries. Pediatrics 2012;129:709-20

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Harden J, MacLean A, Backett-Milburn K, Cunningham-Burley S. The ‘Family-Work Project’: children’s and parents’ experiences of working parenthood. Families, Relationships and Societies 2012;1:207-222

Hunt K, Annandale E. Gender and health volume 1: theoretical and methodological developments. Abingdon: Routledge, 2012.

Hunt K, Annandale E. Gender and health volume 2: understanding the patterning of health by gender. Abingdon: Routledge, 2012.

Hunt K, Annandale E. Gender and health volume 3: gender and health care. Abingdon: Routledge, 2012.

Hunt K, Annandale E. Gender and health volume 4: gender and health behaviours. Abingdon: Routledge, 2012.

Jackson CA, Sweeting H, Haw S. Clustering of substance use and sexual risk behaviour in adolescence: analysis of two cohort studies. BMJ Open 2012;2:e000661

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Parkes A, Sweeting H, Wight D. Growing up in Scotland: overweight, obesity and activity - Main Report. Edinburgh, 2012

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Parkes A, Sweeting H, Wight D. Growing up in Scotland: overweight, obesity and activity - Research Findings no. 4. Edinburgh, 2012

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Parkes A, Sweeting H, Wight D. Growing up in Scotland: overweight, obesity and activity - Technical Appendix. Edinburgh, 2012

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Sime CA. Men’s experiences of having breast cancer: a comparison with women’s experiences [PhD], MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow 2012.

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Sweeting H, Bhaskar A, Hunt K. Positive associations between consumerism and tobacco and alcohol use in early adolescence: cross-sectional study. BMJ Open 2012;2:e001446

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Sweeting H, Hunt K, Bhaskar A. Consumerism and well-being in early adolescence. Journal of Youth Studies 2012;15:802-20

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Townsend A. Applying Bourdieu’s theory to accounts of living with multimorbidity. Chronic Illness 2012;8:89-101

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Wyke S, Hunt K, Gray CM. 11 PRT/8506: Football Fans in Training (FFIT): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme delivered to men aged 35–65 years by Scottish Premier League football clubs (ISRCTN32677491) [protocol]. The Lancet 2012

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Young R, Sweeting H, West P. Associations between DSM-IV diagnosis, psychiatric symptoms and morning cortisol levels in a community sample of adolescents. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 2012;47:723-733

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2011

Adamson J, Hunt K, Nazareth I. The influence of socio-demographic characteristics on consultation for back pain: a review of the literature. Family Practice 2011;28:163-71

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Carroll D, Phillips AC, Der G, Hunt K, Benzeval M. Blood pressure reactions to acute mental stress and future blood pressure status: data from the 12-year follow-up in the West of Scotland Study. Psychosomatic Medicine 2011;73:737-42

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Entwistle V A, France E F, Wyke S, Jepson R, Hunt K, Ziebland S, Thompson A. How information about other people's personal experiences can help with healthcare decision-making: a qualitative study. Patient Education and Counselling 2011;85:e291-8

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Fergie G. Young people’s engagement with health online [MSc], MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow 2011.

France E F, Wyke S, Ziebland S, Entwistle V, Hunt K. How personal experiences feature in women's accounts of use of information for decisions about antenatal diagnostic testing for foetal abnormality. Social Science & Medicine 2011;72:755-62

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Gray C M, Hunt K, Lorimer K, Anderson AS, Benzeval M, Wyke S. Words matter: a qualitative investigation of which weight status terms are acceptable and motivate weight loss when used by health professionals. BMC Public Health 2011;11:513

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Hartley J. Do media portrayals of drinking and sexual/romantic relationships shape constructions of gendered identities among teenagers? [PhD], MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow 2011.

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Hunt K, Adamson J, Hewitt C, Nazareth I. Do women consult more than men? A review of gender and consultation for back pain and headache. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy 2011;16:108-17

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Hunt K, Henderson M, Wight D, Sargent J D. Exposure to smoking in films and own smoking among Scottish adolescents: a cross-sectional study. Thorax 2011;66:866-74

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Hunt K, Sweeting H, Sargent J, Lewars H, Young R, West P. Is there an association between seeing incidents of alcohol or drug use in films and young Scottish adults' own alcohol or drug use? A cross sectional study. BMC Public Health 2011;11:259

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Lorimer K, Gray CM, Hunt K, Wyke S, Anderson A, Benzeval M. Response to written feedback of clinical data within a longitudinal study: a qualitative study exploring the ethical implications. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2011;11:10

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MacLean A, Egan M, Sweeting H, Adamson J, Hunt K. Systematic review protocol: how robust is the evidence of an emerging or increasing female excess in morbidity rates between childhood and adolescence?. Glasgow, 2011

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McCartney G, Mahmood L, Leyland AH, Batty GD, Hunt K. Contribution of smoking-related and alcohol-related deaths to the gender gap in mortality: evidence from 30 European countries. Tobacco Control 2011;20:166-8

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Morgenstern M, Poelen E A, Scholte R, Karlsdottir S, Jonsson S H, Mathis F, Faggiano F, Florek E, Sweeting H, Hunt K, Sargent J D, Hanewinkel R. Smoking in movies and adolescent smoking: cross-cultural study in six European countries. Thorax 2011;66:875-83

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Phillips C, Hunt K, Der G, Carroll D. Blunted cardiac reactions to acute psychological stress predict symptoms of depression five years later: evidence from a large community study. Psychophysiology 2011;48:142-8

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Ridge D, Emslie C, White A. Understanding how men experience, express and cope with mental distress: where next?. Sociology of Health & Illness 2011;33:145-59

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Sweeting H, Jackson C, Haw S. Changes in the socio-demographic patterning of late adolescent health risk behaviours during the 1990s: analysis of two West of Scotland cohort studies. BMC Public Health 2011;11:829

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Sweeting H, West P, Young R, Kelly S. Dimensions of adolescent subjective social status within the school community: description and correlates. Journal of Adolescence 2011;34:493-504

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Sweeting H. No admittance to obese persons [gallery]. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2011;65:386

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Wyke S, Entwistle V, France E F, Hunt K, Jepson R, Thompson A, Ziebland S. Information for choice: what people need, prefer and use. Report for the National Institute for Health Research Service Delivery and Organisation programme. London, 2011

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