R C Brooks

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Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint "Asia's missing women" as a problem in applied evolutionary psychology?
    Robert Brooks
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Evol Psychol 10:910-25. 2012
  2. pmc Demographic costs of inbreeding revealed by sex-specific genetic rescue effects
    Susanne R K Zajitschek
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 9:289. 2009
  3. pmc Direct selection on male attractiveness and female preference fails to produce a response
    Matthew Hall
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW, 2052, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 4:1. 2004
  4. pmc Sexual responsiveness is condition-dependent in female guppies, but preference functions are not
    Alexandra Syriatowicz
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South, Wales, Sydney 2052, N, S, W, Australia
    BMC Ecol 4:5. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Much more than a ratio: multivariate selection on female bodies
    R Brooks
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Evol Biol 23:2238-48. 2010
  6. pmc Sex differences in obesity associated with total fertility rate
    Robert Brooks
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e10587. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The price of protein: combining evolutionary and economic analysis to understand excessive energy consumption
    R C Brooks
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Kensington, Sydney, Australia
    Obes Rev 11:887-94. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Experimental evidence for multivariate stabilizing sexual selection
    Robert Brooks
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Evolution 59:871-80. 2005
  9. pmc Sinister strategies succeed at the cricket World Cup
    Robert Brooks
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S64-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Variation in female mate choice within guppy populations: population divergence, multiple ornaments and the maintenance of polymorphism
    Robert Brooks
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Genetica 116:343-58. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint "Asia's missing women" as a problem in applied evolutionary psychology?
    Robert Brooks
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Evol Psychol 10:910-25. 2012
    ..The problem of Asia's missing women presents a challenge for applied evolutionary psychology to help us understand and ameliorate sex ratio biases and their most severe consequences...
  2. pmc Demographic costs of inbreeding revealed by sex-specific genetic rescue effects
    Susanne R K Zajitschek
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 9:289. 2009
    ..We conducted two subsequent experiments to investigate demographic consequences of inbreeding and genetic rescue in guppies...
  3. pmc Direct selection on male attractiveness and female preference fails to produce a response
    Matthew Hall
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW, 2052, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 4:1. 2004
    ..We measured the direct and correlated responses of female mate choice and male attractiveness to selection and the correlated responses of male ornamental traits, female fecundity and adult male and female survival...
  4. pmc Sexual responsiveness is condition-dependent in female guppies, but preference functions are not
    Alexandra Syriatowicz
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South, Wales, Sydney 2052, N, S, W, Australia
    BMC Ecol 4:5. 2004
    ..We manipulated food intake of female guppies (Poecilia reticulata), and examined the effect on several measures of condition and various components of mate choice behaviour...
  5. doi request reprint Much more than a ratio: multivariate selection on female bodies
    R Brooks
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Evol Biol 23:2238-48. 2010
    ..Our results provide the most comprehensive analysis to date of the effect of body shape and fat deposition on female attractiveness...
  6. pmc Sex differences in obesity associated with total fertility rate
    Robert Brooks
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e10587. 2010
    ..Increased access to contraception and education in countries with high total fertility rate might have the additional benefit of reducing the rates of obesity in women...
  7. doi request reprint The price of protein: combining evolutionary and economic analysis to understand excessive energy consumption
    R C Brooks
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Kensington, Sydney, Australia
    Obes Rev 11:887-94. 2010
    ..We review evidence from physiology, evolution and economics that support our suggestion...
  8. ncbi request reprint Experimental evidence for multivariate stabilizing sexual selection
    Robert Brooks
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Evolution 59:871-80. 2005
    ..These experiments indicate that stabilizing sexual selection may play an important role in the evolution of male call properties in natural populations of T. commodus...
  9. pmc Sinister strategies succeed at the cricket World Cup
    Robert Brooks
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S64-6. 2004
    ..Our results may also support a historical role for negative frequency-dependent success in fights and other contests in the maintenance of left-handedness by natural selection...
  10. ncbi request reprint Variation in female mate choice within guppy populations: population divergence, multiple ornaments and the maintenance of polymorphism
    Robert Brooks
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Genetica 116:343-58. 2002
    ..I argue that variation within guppy populations in mate choice and enhanced mating success of new immigrants to a pool are major impediments to population divergence of the magnitude that would be required for speciation to occur...
  11. ncbi request reprint Direct and indirect sexual selection and quantitative genetics of male traits in guppies (Poecilia reticulata)
    R Brooks
    School of Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
    Evolution 55:1002-15. 2001
    ..From these analyses, we predict that indirect selection may have important effects on the evolution of male guppy color patterns...
  12. ncbi request reprint Female guppies agree to differ: phenotypic and genetic variation in mate-choice behavior and the consequences for sexual selection
    R Brooks
    School of Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia
    Evolution 55:1644-55. 2001
    ..Incorporating individual variation in mate choice generally did not predict the outcome of sexual selection any better than models that ignored such variation...
  13. pmc Genetic association between male attractiveness and female differential allocation
    Megan L Head
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Biol Lett 2:341-4. 2006
    ..Sexual selection is thus likely to be stronger than predicted by pre-copulatory choice alone...
  14. doi request reprint The impact of fear for family on mental health in a resettled Iraqi refugee community
    Angela Nickerson
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Psychiatr Res 44:229-35. 2010
    ..The effect of ongoing threat to family still living in conflict-ridden countries on the mental health of refugees should be further considered in the context of healthcare...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predictors of mental disorders and their outcome in a community based cohort
    John R Beard
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:623-30. 2007
    ..We aimed to describe diagnostic changes in a population based cohort over a two year period, and to explore associations between a range of individual factors and recovery from, or onset of, disorders...
  16. doi request reprint A confirmatory factor analysis of the acute stress disorder interview
    Robert Brooks
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 21:352-5. 2008
    ..These data provide the first confirmatory factor analysis of the ASD symptoms, and are discussed in terms of the 4-factor models repeatedly found in samples of chronic posttraumatic stress disorder...
  17. doi request reprint The importance of listening: juvenile allocation shifts in response to acoustic cues of the social environment
    M M Kasumovic
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Kensington, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Evol Biol 24:1325-34. 2011
    ..Our results demonstrate that the social environment significantly affects allocation strategies and phenotypes, highlighting the importance of juvenile experience and competitive context when examining fitness and selection...
  18. pmc Contrasting relatedness patterns in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops sp.) with different alliance strategies
    Michael Krützen
    School of Biological, Earth, and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 270:497-502. 2003
    ..Thus, within one population and one sex, it appears that there may be simultaneous operation of more than one mode of group formation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Separation anxiety in adulthood: dimensional or categorical?
    Derrick Silove
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick NSW, 2031, Australia
    Compr Psychiatry 48:546-53. 2007
    ..Although some results of the analysis were ambiguous, the overall findings suggested a dimensional pattern. The relevance of the finding to the status of adult separation anxiety is discussed...
  20. doi request reprint Experimental evidence that sexual conflict influences the opportunity, form and intensity of sexual selection
    Matthew D Hall
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Evolution 62:2305-15. 2008
    ..We discuss the broader evolutionary implications of these findings, including the contributions of sexual conflict to fluctuating sexual selection and the maintenance of additive genetic variation...
  21. pmc The mother-in-law effect
    John Hunt
    Evolutionary Biology Research Group, Department of Zoology, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, WA 6907, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S61-3. 2004
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  22. ncbi request reprint Sexual conflict and cryptic female choice in the black field cricket, Teleogryllus commodus
    Luc F Bussière
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Evolution 60:792-800. 2006
    ..Our results suggest that postcopulatory mate guarding has evolved via sexual conflict over insemination times rather than through genetic benefits of biasing paternity toward vigorous males, as has been previously suggested...
  23. pmc The effect of diet quality and wing morph on male and female reproductive investment in a nuptial feeding ground cricket
    Matthew D Hall
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 3:e3437. 2008
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Explosive anger as a response to human rights violations in post-conflict Timor-Leste
    Derrick Silove
    Centre for Population Mental Health Research, Sydney, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 69:670-7. 2009
    ..The data provide a foundation for exploring further the role of trauma-induced anger in the cycles of violence that are prevalent in post-conflict countries...
  25. ncbi request reprint Can structured interviews for posttraumatic stress disorder assist clinical decision-making after motor vehicle accidents? An exploratory analysis
    Derrick Silove
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Centre for Population Mental Health Research, Sydney South West Area Health Service, New South Wales 2170, Australia
    Compr Psychiatry 47:194-200. 2006
    ..81 for predicting those with either subthreshold PTSD or full PTSD over the 18-month follow-up period. The implications for further research into a stepped approach to intervention and monitoring are discussed...
  26. doi request reprint Fear of cultural extinction and psychopathology among Mandaean refugees: an exploratory path analysis
    Angela Nickerson
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    CNS Neurosci Ther 15:227-36. 2009
    ..Treatment interventions implemented with cultural groups facing extinction should take into consideration anxiety about loss of culture...
  27. ncbi request reprint Impact of immigration detention and temporary protection on the mental health of refugees
    Zachary Steel
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, Level 4, Health Services Building, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, NSW 2170, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 188:58-64. 2006
    ..Over the past decade, developed Western countries have supplied increasingly stringent measures to discourage those seeking asylum...
  28. ncbi request reprint Invasion success and genetic diversity of introduced populations of guppies Poecilia reticulata in Australia
    Anna K Lindholm
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Mol Ecol 14:3671-82. 2005
    ..This finding is consistent with the release of additive genetic variation by dominance and epistasis following inbreeding, and with disruptive and negative frequency-dependent selection on fitness traits...
  29. pmc The indirect benefits of mating with attractive males outweigh the direct costs
    Megan L Head
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS Biol 3:e33. 2005
    ..They also reveal the value of estimating the net fitness consequences of a mating strategy by including measures of offspring quality in estimates of fitness...
  30. ncbi request reprint High-quality male field crickets invest heavily in sexual display but die young
    John Hunt
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, 2052, Australia
    Nature 432:1024-7. 2004
    ..Moreover, they caution the use of longevity as a proxy for fitness in sexual selection studies, and suggest avenues for future research on the relationship between sexual attractiveness and ageing...
  31. pmc No intra-locus sexual conflict over reproductive fitness or ageing in field crickets
    Felix Zajitschek
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 2:e155. 2007
    ..The apparent absence of intra-locus sexual conflict over ageing suggests that male and female longevity can evolve largely independently of one another...
  32. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the mental health of refugees with temporary versus permanent protection visas
    Shakeh Momartin
    Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors STARTTS, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:357-61. 2006
    ..To determine the impact of the Australian provisions for temporary rather than permanent protection for asylum seekers found to be genuine refugees...
  33. ncbi request reprint The effects of genotype, age, and social environment on male ornamentation, mating behavior, and attractiveness
    Lisa K Miller
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Evolution 59:2414-25. 2005
    ..Our findings suggest that neither age-dependent variation nor environmentally induced variation in reproductive effort is likely to undermine the reliability of male signaling...
  34. ncbi request reprint Artificial selection on male longevity influences age-dependent reproductive effort in the black field cricket Teleogryllus commodus
    John Hunt
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Am Nat 168:E72-86. 2006
    ..Collectively, our findings directly support the antagonistic pleiotropy model of aging and suggest an important role for sexual selection in the aging process...
  35. pmc Where do all the maternal effects go? Variation in offspring body size through ontogeny in the live-bearing fish Poecilia parae
    Anna K Lindholm
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Biol Lett 2:586-9. 2006
    ..However, there was no relationship between early life maternal effects and adult longevity, suggesting that maternal effects, although important early in life, may not always influence late life-history traits...
  36. doi request reprint The lifetime costs of increased male reproductive effort: courtship, copulation and the Coolidge effect
    L A Jordan
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Evol Biol 23:2403-9. 2010
    ..These findings provide some of the first evidence of longitudinal costs of increased male reproductive effort in a vertebrate...
  37. doi request reprint The effects of familiarity and group size on mating preferences in the guppy, Poecilia reticulata
    M M Mariette
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Evol Biol 23:1772-82. 2010
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Female mate choice as a condition-dependent life-history trait
    John Hunt
    School of Biological, Earth, and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Am Nat 166:79-92. 2005
    ..Collectively, our findings suggest an important role for resource acquisition in generating variation in mate choice behavior...
  39. pmc The effects of kidney-disease-related loss on long-term dialysis patients' depression and quality of life: positive affect as a mediator
    Ramony Chan
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool BC, New South Wales, Australia
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:160-7. 2009
    ..Limited research is partly due to the lack of a relevant loss measure. The study presented here developed a measure and tested the criterion validity of loss in relation to depression and QoL...
  40. pmc Reconciling strong stabilizing selection with the maintenance of genetic variation in a natural population of black field crickets (Teleogryllus commodus)
    John Hunt
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Genetics 177:875-80. 2007
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Complex multivariate sexual selection on male acoustic signaling in a wild population of Teleogryllus commodus
    Caroline L Bentsen
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Am Nat 167:E102-16. 2006
    ..We discuss the general importance of nonlinear selection in the honest signaling of genetic quality...
  42. ncbi request reprint Operational sex ratio and density do not affect directional selection on male sexual ornaments and behavior
    Megan L Head
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Australia
    Evolution 62:135-44. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that differences in either OSR or density (independent of the number of males present) are unlikely to alter directional evolutionary change in male sexual traits...
  43. ncbi request reprint Exploring complex fitness surfaces: multiple ornamentation and polymorphism in male guppies
    Mark W Blows
    Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072, Queensland, Australia
    Evolution 57:1622-30. 2003
    ..Disruptive selection may be an important process underlying the presence of multiple sexual ornaments and may contribute to the maintenance of the high levels of polymorphism in male sexual ornaments found in guppy populations...
  44. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary genetics: evolution of mate choice in the wild
    Erik Postma
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Nature 444:E16; discussion E16-7. 2006
    ..Their study is therefore unable to resolve the question of how female preference for large forehead patches has evolved...
  45. doi request reprint Sex-dependent selection differentially shapes genetic variation on and off the guppy Y chromosome
    Erik Postma
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Evolution 65:2145-56. 2011
    ..More generally, they provide unique insight into how sex-specific selection has the potential to differentially shape the genetic architecture of fitness traits across different parts of the genome...
  46. doi request reprint Ethical research in partnership with an Indigenous community
    Richard Weston
    Maari Ma Health Aboriginal Corporation, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 17:S51-3. 2009
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint No evidence for inbreeding avoidance through postcopulatory mechanisms in the black field cricket, Teleogryllus commodus
    Michael D Jennions
    School of Botany and Zoology, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    Evolution 58:2472-7. 2004
    ..Although polyandry may confer indirect genetic benefits, our results provide no evidence that female T. commodus gain these benefits by biasing paternity toward genetically more compatible males through postcopulatory mechanisms...
  48. pmc The sexual selection continuum
    Hanna Kokko
    Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1331-40. 2002
    ..Costly female choice can be maintained with or without higher offspring survival...
  49. pmc The evolution of mate choice and mating biases
    Hanna Kokko
    Department of Biological and Environmental Science, University of Jyvaskyla, PO Box 35, FIN 40014 Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Proc Biol Sci 270:653-64. 2003
    ..Finally, we suggest potentially fruitful directions for future theoretical and empirical research...
  50. ncbi request reprint The impact of the refugee decision on the trajectory of PTSD, anxiety, and depressive symptoms among asylum seekers: a longitudinal study
    Derrick Silove
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Centre for Population Mental Health Research, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Australia
    Am J Disaster Med 2:321-9. 2007
    ..To identify the direct impact of the refugee decision on psychiatric symptoms by adjusting for other variables, namely sociodemographic characteristics, past trauma, and ongoing postmigration stresses...
  51. pmc Rationale for a new generation of indicators for coastal waters
    Gerald Niemi
    Natural Resources Research Institute, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota 55811 1442, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:979-86. 2004
    ..These indicators are essential to measure the condition of coastal resources, to diagnose stressors, to communicate change to the public, and ultimately to protect human health and the quality of the coastal environment...
  52. ncbi request reprint Mate choice for genetic quality when environments vary: suggestions for empirical progress
    Luc F Bussière
    Zoologisches Museum der Universität Zürich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, Zurich, Switzerland
    Genetica 134:69-78. 2008
    ..in condition? (3) How much do GEIs reduce the signalling value of male condition? (4) How does GEI affect the multivariate version of the lek paradox? (5) Have mating biases for high-condition males evolved because of indirect benefits?..
  53. pmc Lifespan and reproduction in Drosophila: New insights from nutritional geometry
    Kwang Pum Lee
    School of Biological Sciences and Centre for Mathematical Biology, University of Sydney, Sydney NSW 2006, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:2498-503. 2008
    ..We unite a body of apparently conflicting work within a common framework and provide a platform for studying aging in all organisms...
  54. ncbi request reprint PTSD and substance use: unrecognized sequelae of bioterrorism in primary care providers
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    South Med J 99:817-22. 2006
    ..Psychological casualties following public health emergencies are likely to significantly outnumber physical casualties. However, postevent psychological disorders may be underrecognized by primary care providers (PCPs)...
  55. doi request reprint Is there a relationship between physician and facility volumes of ambulatory procedures and patient outcomes?
    Askar S Chukmaitov
    Division of Health Affairs, and Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 31:354-69. 2008
    ..Further examinations of associations of outpatient physician and facility volumes and patient outcomes are suggested...
  56. ncbi request reprint Social capital, socio-economic status and psychological distress among Australian adults
    Philayrath Phongsavan
    University of Sydney, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 63:2546-61. 2006
    ..The findings also suggest the importance of examining the interrelationships between socio-economic status, social capital and mental health for community-dwelling adults...
  57. ncbi request reprint Health care CIOs: assessing their fit in the organizational hierarchy and their influence on information technology capability
    Darrell Burke
    Medical Informatics, College of Information, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32106 2100, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 25:167-72. 2006
    ..Further, regression analyses suggest that CIO tenure is associated with greater health care information technology adoption, whereas the reporting structure of the CIO is not. Management implications of the findings are discussed...