Robertson, P. (2017). Career Guidance, Health and Well-being. Not applicable
This is a brief article for practitioners in the Career Development Institute's magazine: Career Matters. It explores the links between work, health and well-being, and cons...
Idris, D. R., Forrest, S. & Brown, S. (in press). Integrative review of literature on masculinity, health service utilization and health outcomes. Brunei Darussalem Journal of Health
Purpose and aim of review: To explore and analyze the academic literature on how being an Asian male of specific ethnic group intersects with other psychosocial param...
Aston, E. V. (2015). Are risk factors for drug use and offending similar during the teenage years?. International Journal of Drug Policy. 26, 396-403. doi:10.1016/j.drugpo.2014.11.002. ISSN 0955-3959
This paper explores whether at different stages of the developmental cycle of adolescence, drug use and offending are associated with a similar set of risk factors...
Best, D., & Aston, E. V. (2014). Long-term recovery from addiction: criminal justice involvement and positive criminology?. In N. Ronel, & D. Segev (Eds.), Positive Criminology: the good can overcome the bad, 177-193. Routledge
The positive criminology perspective looks at positive life influences that distance individuals from offending, and enable the growth of personal and social strengths. Within...
Brown, S., Castelli, M., Hunter, D. J., Erskine, J., Vedsted, P., Foot, C. & Rubin, G. (2014). How might healthcare systems influence speed of cancer diagnosis: a narrative review. Social Science and Medicine. 116, 56-63. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.06.030. ISSN 0277-9536
Striking differences exist in outcomes for cancer between developed countries with comparable healthcare systems. We compare the healthcare systems of 3 countries (Denmark, No...
Best, D., Walker, D., Aston, E. V., Pegram, C. & O'Donnell, G. (2009). Assessing the impact of a high-intensity partnership between the police and drug treatment service in addressing the offending of problematic drug users. Policing and Society. 20, 358-369. doi:10.1080/10439463.2010.493609. ISSN 1043-9463
While there is a considerable evidence base showing links between drug use and offending and clear evidence of the impact of treatment engagement on drug-related offending, th...