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08.12.2018 | Original Article

Quality assurance for workplace health promotion. Validation of the quality criteria for WHP in the Austrian quality management system

Workplace health promotion (WHP) has increased in both popularity and scope over the last 20 years. Although it principally emerged in medium-sized and large enterprises, in the meantime, smaller enterprises, too—despite having fewer resources and …

05.12.2018 | Original Article

The relationship between dairy food intake and psychological distress among Iranian adults: results from a large cross-sectional population-based study

Psychological distress refers to significant emotional upset consisting of anxiety, depression, social dysfunction and loss of confidence. Also, this mental disorder is associated with reduced quality of life (Mitchell et al. 2011 ; Russ et al.


Parents’ representations and glycemic control among adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Bowlby ( 1982 ), the founder of attachment theory, pointed to two complementary and distinct behavioral systems—the attachment system, or the system by which the infant receives care; and the caregiving system, or the system by which the parent …

27.11.2018 | Original Article Open Access

Incidence of prescription vitamin B12 use in relation to diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease among community-dwelling persons

Alzheimer’s disease (AD), a progressive, neurodegenerative disorder and the leading cause of dementia, is an increasing public health concern in ageing populations (Alzheimer’s Disease International Consortium 2015 ). Worldwide, 46.8 million people …


Passive smoking at home increased the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus in China

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is defined as carbohydrate intolerance resulting in hyperglycemia of variable severity with onset or first recognition during pregnancy, and is a common complication of pregnancy. The prevalence of GDM is …

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The Journal of Public Health is an interdisciplinary publication for the discussion and debate of international public health issues, with a focus on European affairs. It describes the social and individual factors determining the basic conditions of public health, analyzing causal interrelations, and offering a scientifically sound rationale for personal, social and political measures of intervention. Coverage includes contributions from epidemiology, health economics, environmental health, management, social sciences, ethics, and law.

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