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Civil law problems and morbidity.

Pleasence, P; Balmer, NJ; Buck, A; O'Grady, A; Genn, H; (2004) Civil law problems and morbidity. J Epidemiol Community Health , 58 (7) 552 - 557. 10.1136/jech.2003.014076. Green open access

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Abstract

In the United Kingdom, recognition of the links between social and health problems has led to government initiatives such as health action zones. The principles of civil law apply to many types of social problem, and the civil justice system provides one means through which they can be tackled. However, little research has been undertaken into the particular links between problems to which civil legal principles and processes can be applied and morbidity. This study examines these links, and the role of legal advice and services in preventing ill health.

Type:Article
Title:Civil law problems and morbidity.
Location:England
Open access status:An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI:10.1136/jech.2003.014076
Language:English
Additional information:PMCID: PMC1732814
Keywords:Adult, Chronic Disease, England, Health Status, Health Surveys, Humans, Public Health, Social Justice, Social Problems, Socioeconomic Factors, Wales
UCL classification:UCL > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Faculty of Laws

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