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SCImago Journal & Country Rank
ISSN 0857-4421 (Print)
From : 1986-
ISSN 2586-940X (Online)
From : 2011-


Volume 32, Number 3, May-June, 2018
  • Patterns and perception of alcohol drinking among the Lahu people, Northern Thailand
  • Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to understand the pattern and perception of alcohol drinking among the Lahu people in northern Thailand. Design/methodology/approach – A qualitative method was used to elicit information on the patterns and perceptions of alcohol drinking amongst the Lahu trib...
    Author : Sudkhed Detpitukyon, Tawatchai Apidechkul, Rachanee Sunsern, Amornrat Anuwatnonthakate, Onnalin Singhhorn, Bukhari Putsa, Phitnaree Thutsanti
    Keyword (s) : Alcoholism; Patterns of alcohol consumption; Perception of drinking; Hill tribes; Ritual and ceremonial drinking patterns
    Abstract | Full Text [ 170 Hits ]
  • Influence of emotional regulation on successful aging among Thai older adults
  • Purpose – Successful aging represents a positive development in older adults. The emphasis on aging well has sought to understand resources such as emotional regulation that facilitates healthy and happy aging. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of two common emotional regulation...
    Author : Arunya Tuicomepee, Panrapee Suttiwan, Rewadee Watakakosol, Sakkaphat T. Ngamake, Sompoch Iamsupasit
    Keyword (s) : Emotional regulation; Successful ageing; Thai older adults
    Abstract | Full Text [ 117 Hits ]
  • Intensive lifestyle modification program on weight loss and metabolic syndrome risk reduction among obese women in rural areas of Thailand
  • Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the effect of the intensive lifestyle modification program on weight and metabolic syndrome risk reduction in rural obese women who have no underlying non-communicable diseases in Thailand. Design/methodology/approach – A randomized controlled trial...
    Author : Charunee Thiabpho, Supranee Changbumrung, Ngamphol Soonthornworasiri, Bencha Yoddumnern-Attig, Patcharaporn Thaboot, Pattharawan Nissayan, Karunee Kwanbunjan
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    Abstract | Full Text [ 81 Hits ]
  • Effectiveness of hand foot mouth disease prevention and control measures between high and low epidemic areas, Northern Thailand: a qualitative approach
  • Purpose – Hand foot mouth disease (HFMD) is an emerging disease caused by Enterovirus. HFMD usually occurs in South-East Asian countries including Thailand. Thailand has been indicated as one of the countries having high epidemic rate in children less than five years of age, particularly in the nort...
    Author : Siriyaporn Sittisarn, Pilasinee Wongnuch, Pussadee Laor, Chadaporn Inta, Tawatchai Apidechkul
    Keyword (s) : Qualitative approach; Hand foot mouth disease; Day care center; High and low epidemic areas
    Abstract | Full Text [ 111 Hits ]
  • Determinants of compliance with child immunization among mothers of children under five years of age in Ekiti State, Nigeria
  • Purpose – Vaccine preventable diseases are major threats to the health and well-being of children under five years of age. They contribute a great deal to childhood illnesses and disabilities, and are accountable for a high percentage of childhood mortality worldwide. In Nigeria, the government has ...
    Author : Patience Esohe Konwea, Funmilayo Alice David, Seyi Elizabeth Ogunsile
    Keyword (s) : Determinants; Compliance; Nigeria; Mothers; Immunization; Children under five
    Abstract | Full Text [ 107 Hits ]
  • Quality of life and mental health among Thai older workers in community enterprises
  • Purpose – An aging society is a growing global reality resulting in an increasing number of older workers, especially in community enterprises. It is important to understand factors that influence the mental health and quality of life (QOL) of these older workers. The purpose of this paper is to exp...
    Author : Suda Hanklang, Paul Ratanasiripong, Sarinya Naksranoi, Suchinda Sathira-Anant, Kalaya Patanasri
    Keyword (s) : Mental health; Quality of life; Older workers; Community enterprises
    Abstract | Full Text [ 189 Hits ]
  • The comparison of causal relationships of job stress between Thai immigrant employees with and without rearing their aging parents
  • Purpose – The occupational stress is a disadvantage resulting in mental health illnesses that have been found when looking at those migrants who were young adults and migrated to work in the urban areas, leaving behind their aging parents to live alone at home. The purpose of this paper is to compar...
    Author : Chonticha Kaewanuchit, Yothin Sawangdee
    Keyword (s) : Job stress; Thai immigrant employees; Causal relationship; Aging parents
    Abstract | Full Text [ 185 Hits ]
  • Efficacy of district tuberculosis co-ordinating team on health service performance for suspected TB patient in district hospital
  • Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to study the efficacy of a district tuberculosis (TB) co-ordinating team on health service performance for suspected TB patients in a district hospital in northeastern Thailand. Design/methodology/approach – A comparison study of pre- and post-evaluations of ...
    Author : Sasithorn Tangsawad, Surasak Taneepanichskul
    Keyword (s) : Health service performance; Suspected tuberculosis patient; TB co-ordinating team
    Abstract | Full Text [ 91 Hits ]
  • To be in good health
  • Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to review the government’s role and responsibilities to educate and support society to achieve optimum health. Recommendations for collaborative and interdisciplinary support systems are suggested through a passive and pro-active health development strate...
    Author : Samlee Plianbangchang
    Keyword (s) : Health; Good health
    Abstract | Full Text [ 47 Hits ]