Health (Medical) Sociology Publications

Quah, Stella R. and Cockerham, W.C., eds. (2017) International Encyclopedia of Public Health. 2nd Edition. Oxford: Academic Press. Seven Volumes. http://store.elsevier.com/product.jsp?isbn=9780128036785

Quah, Stella R. (2017) “Health-related stigma.” In S.R. Quah and W.C. Cockerham, eds., International Encyclopedia of Public Health. 2nd Edition. Oxford: Academic Press.

Quah, Stella R. (2017) “Historical and socio-cultural context of pychoactive substance use”. In S.R. Quah and W.C. Cockerham, eds.,  International Encyclopedia of Public Health. 2nd Edition. Oxford: Academic Press.

Quah, Stella R. (2017) “Social aspects of epidemics”. In S.R. Quah and W.C. Cockerham, eds., International Encyclopedia of Public Health. 2nd Edition. Oxford: Academic Press.

Quah, Stella R. (2017) “Harm prevention and illicit psychoactive drug use.” In S.R. Quah and W.C. Cockerham, eds., International Encyclopedia of Public Health. 2nd Edition. Oxford: Academic Press.

Quah, Stella R. (2016) “Partnership: The missing link in the process of de-institutionalization of mental health care,” International Journal of Health Services, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0020731415614512

Malhotra, R., Chei C.L., Menon,E., Chow, WL., Quah, SR., Chan, A., Matchar, D. (2016) “Short-term trajectories of depressive symptoms in stroke survivors and their family caregivers,” J. of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 25, 1:172-181, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2015.09.012

Quah, Stella R. (2015) “Public health and epidemiology: Prevention and surveillance of health risks”, Elsevier Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-801238-3.07820-X

Quah, Stella R. (2015) “Sociology and Psychology in Public Health”. In Roger Detels, Martin Gulliford, Q.A. Karim and Chorh Chuan Tan, eds., Oxford Textbook of Public Health. 6th Edition. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. Forthcoming.

Cockerham, William C., Dingwall, Robert and Quah, Stella R., eds. (2014) The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behaviour and Society. London: Wiley-Blackwell. Five Volumes.

Quah Stella R. (2014) “Rationalization”. In W.C. Cockerham, R. Dingwall and S.R. Quah, eds, The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behaviour and Society. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 4: 2046-2051.

Quah, Stella R. (2014) “Mixed utilization of medical systems”. In W.C. Cockerham, R. Dingwall and S.R. Quah, eds, The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behaviour and Society. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 3: 1438-1444.

Quah, Stella R. (2014) “Healing and gender roles”. In W.C. Cockerham, R. Dingwall and S.R. Quah, eds, The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behaviour and Society. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2: 751-756.

Quah, Stella R. (2014) “Illness behaviour”. In W.C. Cockerham, R. Dingwall and S.R. Quah, eds, The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behaviour and Society. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 3: 1209-1214.

Quah, Stella R. (2014) “Caring for persons with schizophrenia at home: Examining the link between family caregivers’ role distress and quality of life,”  Sociology of Health and Illness, 36, 4: 596-612  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.12091

Quah, Stella R. (2014) “Singapore health care delivery system”. In W.C. Cockerham, R. Dingwall and S.R. Quah, eds, The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behaviour and Society. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2: 848-856.

Quah, Stella R. (2014) “Pandemic preparedness and response”. In W.C. Cockerham, R. Dingwall and S.R. Quah, eds, The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behaviour and Society. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 4: 1737-1741.

Quah, Stella R. (2014 “Health and culture”. In W.C. Cockerham, R. Dingwall and S.R. Quah, eds, The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behaviour and Society. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2: 926-934.

Quah, Stella R. (2011) “Gender and the burden of disease in ten Asian countries: An exploratory analysis,” Asia Europe Journal, 8, 499-512.

Van Look, P., Heggenhougen, K., and Quah, S.R., eds. (2011) Sexual and Reproductive Health. Burlington, MA and London: Elsevier.

Quah, Stella R. (2010) “Governance of Epidemics: Trust and health consensus building.” In J. Killewo, H.K. Heggenhougen, and S.R. Quah, eds., Epidemiology and Demography in Public Health. London: Elsevier, pp. 157-166.

Killewo, J., Heggenhougen, K.H., and Quah, S.R., eds. (2010) Epidemiology and Demography in Public Health. London: Elsevier.

Quah, Stella R. (2010) “Health and Culture” in W.C. Cockerham, ed., The New Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology. London: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 27-46 [1st and 2nd Editions were published in 2001 and 2005 respectively].

Vikram, P., Woodward, A., Feigin, V.L., Heggenhougen, H.K. and Quah, S.R., eds. (2010) Mental and Neurological Public Health: A Global Perspective. Burlington, MA and London: Elsevier.

Hammer, D., Griffiths, J.K., Maguire, J.H., Heggenhougen, H.K., and Quah, S.R., eds, (2010) Public Health and Infectious Diseases. London: Elsevier.

Carrin, G., Buse, K., Heggenhougen, H.K. and Quah, S.R., (eds), (2009) Health Systems Finance, Policy and Organization. London and San Diego, CA: Elsevier Inc.

Quah, Stella R. (2008) "In pursue of health: Pragmatic acculturation in everyday life," Health Sociology Review, 17, 4:419-422.

Heggenhougen, H.K. and Quah, S.R. (eds) (2008) International Encyclopedia of Public Health. London: Elsevier. Six Volumes.

Quah, Stella R. (2008) "Management of Epidemics". In V.N. Parrillo (ed), Encyclopedia of Social Problems. Volume 1. Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publications, 326-327.

Quah, SR. (2008) "Pragmatic Acculturation". In G. Ritzer (Ed), The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. Oxford, UK: Blackwell.

Quah, Stella R., (ed) (2007a) Crisis Preparedness: Asia and the Global Governance of Epidemics. Stanford, CA: Stanford Shorenstein APARC & Brookings Institution.

Quah, Stella R. (2007b) "Governance of Epidemics: Is there reason for concern?" In S.R. Quah, ed., Crisis Preparedness: Asia and the Global Governance of Epidemics. Stanford: APARC and Brookings Institution, pp. 11-23.

Quah, Stella R. (2007c) "On Trust and Health Consensus-building in the Governance of Epidemics". In S.R. Quah, ed., Crisis Preparedness: Asia and the Global Governance of Epidemics. Stanford: APARC and Brookings Institution, pp. 113-133.

Quah, Stella R. (2007d) "Health and Culture". In G. Ritzer (Ed), The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. Oxford, UK: Blackwell, 2058-2061.

Quah, SR. (2007e) "Public image and governance of epidemics: Comparing HIV/AIDS and SARS," Health Policy, 80, 2: 253-72.

Quah, Stella R. (2006) "Health: Sexually transmitted diseases in East Asia, Australia and the Pacific." In Joseph, Suad (ed), Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, Volume 3. Bedfordshire, UK: Brill, pp 223-225.

Quah, Stella R. and Lee Hin Peng (2004a)"Crisis Prevention and Management during SARS Outbreak, Singapore," Emerging Infectious Diseases, Vol. 10, No. 2 (February), 364-368.

Leung, G.M., Quah, Stella, Ho, L.M., Ho, S.Y., Hedley, A.J., Lee, H.P., and Lam, T.H. (2004b) "A Tale of Two Cities: Community psychobehavioral surveillance and related impact on outbreak control in Hong Kong and Singapore during the severe acute respiratory syndrome epidemic", Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 25(12) December, 1033-1041.

Quah, S R. (2003a) "Traditional Healing Systems and the Ethos of Science," Social Science and Medicine, 57, 10:1997-2012.

Quah, Stella R. and Slikkerveer, L. Jan, eds. (2003b) Traditional Healing Systems: Negotiating Science and Technology Challenges. Leiden, Netherlands: Leiden Ethnosystems and Development Programme, Leiden University. 154 pp.

Straughan, P., Quah, S.R. and Seow, A. (2003c) "Tradition in the midst of modernity: Pragmatism and the health-seeking behaviour of Singaporeans." In S.R. Quah and L.J. Slikkerveer, eds., Traditional Healing Systems: Negotiating Science and Technology Challenges. Leiden, Netherlands; LEAD, Leiden University, pp. 95-107.

Seow, A., Quah, Stella R., Nyam, D., Straughan, P., Chua, T., and Aw, T.C. (2002) "Food Groups and the risk of colorectal carcinoma in an Asian population," Cancer, 95 (11): 2390-2396.

Quah, Stella (1998b) "Ethnicity, HIV/AIDS Prevention and Public Health Education," International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 18, No. 7-8, 1-26.

Quah, Stella R. (1993g) "Ethnicity, Health Behavior and Modernization: The Case of Singapore." In P. Conrad and E.B. Gallagher, eds., Health and Health Care in Developing Countries. Sociological Perspectives. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 78-107.

Quah, Stella R. (1992a) "Social and Ethical Aspects of Organ Donation," Transplantation Proceedings, 24, 5, 2097-20-98.

Quah, Stella R. (1992b) "AIDS and us: Are we Failing to Prevent a Highly Preventable Disease? Singapore Medical Journal, 33, 5, 484-488.

Quah, Stella R. ed. (1989a) The Triumph of Practicality: Tradition and Modernity in Health Care Utilization in Selected Asian Countries. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. 196pp. Editor and contributor.

Quah, Stella R. (1989b) "The Triumph of Practicality". In S.R. Quah, ed. The Triumph of Practicality: Tradition and Modernity in Health Care Utilization in Selected Asian Countries. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies [ISEAS]1-18.

Quah, Stella R. (1989c) "The Best Bargain: Medical Options in Singapore". In Stella R. Quah, ed. The Triumph of Practicality: Tradition and Modernity in Health Care Utilization in Selected Asian Countries. Singapore: ISEAS, 122-159.

Quah, Stella R. (1989d) "Confirming the Triumph of Practicality". In S. R. Quah, (ed.) The Triumph of Practicality: Tradition and Modernity in Health Care Utilization in Selected Asian Countries. Singapore: ISEAS, 180-195.

Quah, Stella R. and Li, Jing-wei (1989e) "Marriage of Convenience: Traditional and Modern Medicine in the People's Republic of China". In Stella R. Quah, ed. The Triumph of Practicality: Tradition and Modernity in Health Care Utilization in Selected Asian Countries. Singapore: ISEAS, 19-42.

Quah, Stella R. (1989f) "The Patient's Right to Know: Some Sociological Considerations", Singapore Medical Journal, 30, 2, 184-188.

Quah, Stella R. (1989g) "The Social Position and Internal Organization of the Medical Profession in the Third World: The Case of Singapore", Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 30, 4, 450-466.

Quah, Stella R. (1988a) "Private Choices and Public Health: A Case of Policy Intervention in Singapore", Asian Journal of Public Administration, 10, 2 (December), 207-224.

Quah, Stella (1987) "Gender and Disease Prevention in Singapore". In E. Isomura et.al, eds., Proceedings 2nd Asian Conference on Health & Medical Sociology. Tokyo: The Japanese Society of Health and Medical Sociology, 136-141.

Quah, Stella R. (1986) "Social science and illness prevention: Overview of the Health Belief Model", Journal of Social and Economic Studies, 3, 4, 345-357.

Quah, Stella R. (1985a) "Self-medication in Singapore" Singapore Medical Journal, 26, 2, 123-129.

Quah, Stella R. (1985b) "The Health Belief Model and Preventive health behaviour in Singapore", Social Science & Medicine, 21, 3, 351-363.

Quah, Stella R. (1983) "Social Discipline in Singapore," Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 14, 2, 266-289.

Quah, Stella R. (1981a) "Health Policy and Traditional Medicine in Singapore", Social Science & Medicine, 15A, 2, 149-156.

Quah, Stella (1981b) "Current status of health behaviour research in Singapore". In WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Proceedings. Working Group on Research in Health Education in Family Health. Manila: WHO, 39-44.

Quah, Stella R. (1979a) Socioeconomic Variations in the Perception of Side-effects of Contraceptives. Singapore: SEAPRAP Research Report No. 34. 67pp.

Quah, Stella (1977a) "Accessibility of Modern and Traditional Health Services in Singapore", Social Science & Medicine, 11, 5, 333- 340.

Quah, Stella (1977b) "Self-medication: A Neglected Dimension of Health Behaviour", Sociological Symposium, 19, Summer, 20-36.

Phoon. W. O., Quah, Stella, Tye, C. Y. and Leong, H.K. (1976) "A Preliminary Study of the Health of a Population Staying in High Rise Apartments in Singapore," Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 70, 2, 231-246.

 

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