Volume 1 Issue 1 (2009)
International Public Health Journal


Editor-in-Chief: Joav Merrick (Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Israel)
ISSN: 1947-4989
Journal Frequency: Quarterly
Print Size: 8.5″ x 11″, Double Column

ISBN: N/A Categories: ,

Table of Contents


Public health in the new century
Joav Merrick, MD, MMedSc, DMSc

Review Articles

Mental health aspects of chronic illness in adolescence
Helen D Pratt, PhD

Socio-demographic determinants of malaria in pregnancy
Faisal Shuaib, MD, MPH, Pauline Jolly, PhD, MPH and John Ehiri, PhD, MPH

Original Articles

The effect of development of problem-solving skills on the depressive symptoms in women in a primary care setting in Turkey
Meral Kelleci, Rn, PhD and Sevim Buzlu, RN, PhD

How well do parents in the United States report heights and weights for children?
Marilyn S. Townsend, PhD, RD, Hugo Melgar-Quinonez, MD, PhD, Mark Hudes, PhD and Patricia B. Crawford, DrPH, RD

The burden of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) in Canada
Frank Mo, MD, PhD, Heidi Liepold, Michelle Bishop, Lianne Vardy and Howard Morrison

Adolescent tobacco use in Himachal Pradesh, India
Jayakaran S Job, MD, DrPH, Adamson S Muula, MPH, MBBS, Seter Siziya PhD and Emmanuel Rudatsikira, DrPH, MD

Design, implementation and assessment of an innovative anti-smoking preventive program in Greek preschool children
Stylianos M. Piperakis, BSc, PhD, Angeliki Thanou, BSc, PhD, Fotini Garagouni-Areou, BSc, PhD, Konstantinos A Kouziokas, BSc and Maria Zafiropoulou, BSc, PhD

National survey 2002 on medical services for persons with intellectual disability in residential care in Israel
Joav Merrick, MD, MMedSc, DMSc, Isack Kandel, MA, PhD, Efrat Kenig-Merrick, MD and Mohammed Morad, MD

Short Communication

Black market medicine: An ethical dilemma in Israel
Isack Kandel, MA, PhD and Joav Merrick, MD, MMedSci, DMSc

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