From February 2017, information about the work of the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow is available and updated on the University of Glasgow website.

Completed projects

Publications

2010

McDaid LM, Sweeting H, Buston K. Contraception among girls who have had more than one partner by age 16 years: method use and pregnancy risk-taking behaviour. Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care 2010;36:141-6

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2009

Abu-Rajab K, Palmer HM, Scoular A, Church S, Connell J, Hart G, Winter AJ. To what extent does Neisseria gonorrhoeae multiantigen sequence typing of gonococcal isolates support information derived from patient interviews?. International Journal of STD & AIDS 2009;20:414-7

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Abu-Rajab K, Scoular A, Church S, Connell J, Winter AJ, Hart G. Identifying opportunities for sexually transmitted infection prevention: analysis of critical points in the care pathways of patients with gonorrhoea. International Journal of STD & AIDS 2009;20:170-5

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Prost A, Griffiths CJ, Anderson J, Wight D, Hart GJ. Feasibility and acceptability of offering rapid HIV tests to patients registering with primary care in London (UK): a pilot study. Sexually Transmitted Infections 2009;85:326-9.

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Williamson LM, Buston K, Sweeting H. Young women and limits to the normalisation of condom use: a qualitative study. AIDS Care 2009;21:561-566

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Williamson LM, Buston K, Sweeting H. Young women’s continued use of oral contraceptives over other hormonal methods: findings from a qualitative study. Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care 2009;35:167-172

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Williamson LM, Buston K, Sweeting H. Young women’s perceptions of pregnancy risk and use of emergency contraception: findings from a qualitative study – Authors’ Reply. Contraception 2009;80:591-2

Williamson LM, Buston K, Sweeting H. Young women’s perceptions of pregnancy risk and use of emergency contraception: findings from a qualitative study. Contraception 2009;79:310-5

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Williamson LM, Parkes A, Wight D, Petticrew M, Hart GJ. Limits to modern contraceptive use among young women in developing countries: a systematic review of qualitative research. Reproductive Health 2009;6:3

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Williamson LM, Rosato M, Teyhan A, Santana P, Harding S. AIDS mortality in African migrants living in Portugal: evidence of large social inequalities. Sexually Transmitted Infections 2009;85:427-31

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2008

Prost A, Elford J, Imrie J, Petticrew M, Hart G. Social, behavioural, and intervention research among people of Sub-Saharan African origin living with HIV in the UK and Europe: literature review and recommendations for intervention. AIDS & Behavior 2008;12:170-94

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Wallace LA, Scoular A, Hart G, Reid ME, Wilson P, Goldberg DJ. What is the excess risk of infertility in women after genital chlamydia infection? A systematic review of the evidence. Sexually Transmitted Infections 2008;84:171-5

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2007

Prost A, Chopin C, McOwan A, Elam G, Dodds J, Macdonald N, Imrie J. 'There is such a thing as asking for trouble' taking rapid HIV testing to gay venues is fraught with challenges. Sexually Transmitted Infections 2007;83:185-8

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Prost A, Sseruma W S, Fakoya I, Arthur G, Taegtmeyer M, Njeri A, Fakoya A, Imrie J. HIV voluntary counselling and testing for African communities in London: learning from experiences in Kenya. Sexually Transmitted Infections 2007;83:547-551

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Williamson L M., Scott G, Carrick-Anderson K, Kernaghan K, Hart GJ. Chlamydia trachomatis testing among 13-25 year-olds in non-genitourinary medicine settings. Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care 2007;33:177-182

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Williamson LM. Contraceptive careers: young women's choices, influences and risks [PhD], MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit 2007.

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2006

Allen CF, Edwards M, Williamson LM, Kitson-Piggott W, Wagner HU, Camara B, Hospedales CJ. Sexually transmitted infection service use and risk factors for HIV infection among female sex workers in Georgetown, Guyana. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 2006;43:96-101

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2005

Prost A. A review of research among Black African communities affected by HIV in the UK and Europe: a scoping review. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Occasional Paper no. 15, Glasgow, 2005

2004

Williamson LM, Buston K, Sweeting H. Consistency, complexity or chaos: a qualitative study of young women's patterns of contraceptive use. European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care 2004;9:175

Williamson LM, Hart G, Petticrew M. A systematic review of research on young women's uptake, choice, and discontinuation of contraceptives: descriptive mapping. European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care 2004

2003

Church S. The social organisation of sex work: implications for female prostitutes' health & safety [PhD], MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit 2003.

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2001

Church S, Henderson M, Barnard M, Hart G. Violence by clients towards female prostitutes in different work settings: questionnaire survey. BMJ 2001;322:524-525

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