Vincent Lorant

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Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic inequalities in depression: a meta-analysis
    V Lorant
    Health Systems Research, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Epidemiol 157:98-112. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Depression and socio-economic risk factors: 7-year longitudinal population study
    Vincent Lorant
    Public Health School, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium and Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 190:293-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Contextual factors and immigrants' health status: double jeopardy
    Vincent Lorant
    Public Health School, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Clos Chapelle aux champs 30 41, Brussels, Belgium
    Health Place 14:678-92. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint A European comparative study of marital status and socio-economic inequalities in suicide
    V Lorant
    Health Sociology and Economics, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health School, Catholic University of Louvain, Clos Chapelle aux champs 30 41, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Soc Sci Med 60:2431-41. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint [Mortality socio-economic inequalities for small-areas in Belgium: assessing concentration]
    V Lorant
    Socio économie de la santé, Ecole de Santé Publique, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Clos Chapelle aux champs 30 41, 1200 Bruxelles, Belgique
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 48:239-47. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint [An 8-year prospective follow-up study of physicians departing health care in Belgium (1994-2002)]
    Vincent Lorant
    Unité de socio économie de la santé, Ecole de Santé Publique Université Catholique de Louvain, 30, clos Chapelle aux Champs UCL 30 41, 1200 Bruxelles, Belgique
    Cah Sociol Demogr Med 47:107-24. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic inequalities in suicide: a European comparative study
    Vincent Lorant
    Health Sociology and Economics, Catholic University of Louvain, Clos Chapelle aux champs 30 41, 1200 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Br J Psychiatry 187:49-54. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Deprivation and mortality: the implications of spatial autocorrelation for health resources allocation
    V Lorant
    Health Sociology and Economics Unit, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Soc Sci Med 53:1711-9. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic differences in psychiatric in-patient care
    V Lorant
    Health System Research, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 107:170-7. 2003
  10. pmc Equity in prevention and health care
    V Lorant
    Health Sociology and Economics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:510-6. 2002

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic inequalities in depression: a meta-analysis
    V Lorant
    Health Systems Research, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Epidemiol 157:98-112. 2003
    ..Nonetheless, the authors found compelling evidence for socioeconomic inequality in depression. Strategies for tackling inequality in depression are needed, especially in relation to the course of the disorder...
  2. ncbi request reprint Depression and socio-economic risk factors: 7-year longitudinal population study
    Vincent Lorant
    Public Health School, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium and Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 190:293-8. 2007
    ..Low socio-economic status is associated with a higher prevalence of depression, but it is not yet known whether change in socio-economic status leads to a change in rates of depression...
  3. ncbi request reprint Contextual factors and immigrants' health status: double jeopardy
    Vincent Lorant
    Public Health School, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Clos Chapelle aux champs 30 41, Brussels, Belgium
    Health Place 14:678-92. 2008
    ..Immigrants face a double jeopardy at both the individual and the contextual level...
  4. ncbi request reprint A European comparative study of marital status and socio-economic inequalities in suicide
    V Lorant
    Health Sociology and Economics, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health School, Catholic University of Louvain, Clos Chapelle aux champs 30 41, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Soc Sci Med 60:2431-41. 2005
    ..We conclude that being married protects against inequalities in suicide and that this protective effect is not affected by the level of social capital at the country level...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Mortality socio-economic inequalities for small-areas in Belgium: assessing concentration]
    V Lorant
    Socio économie de la santé, Ecole de Santé Publique, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Clos Chapelle aux champs 30 41, 1200 Bruxelles, Belgique
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 48:239-47. 2000
    ..The present work is aimed at measuring the strength of this relationship and the concentration of mortality in relation to socio-economic deprivation for both overall mortality and mortality avoidable by primary and secondary prevention...
  6. ncbi request reprint [An 8-year prospective follow-up study of physicians departing health care in Belgium (1994-2002)]
    Vincent Lorant
    Unité de socio économie de la santé, Ecole de Santé Publique Université Catholique de Louvain, 30, clos Chapelle aux Champs UCL 30 41, 1200 Bruxelles, Belgique
    Cah Sociol Demogr Med 47:107-24. 2007
    ..Qualitative studies would help understand better this drop out...
  7. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic inequalities in suicide: a European comparative study
    Vincent Lorant
    Health Sociology and Economics, Catholic University of Louvain, Clos Chapelle aux champs 30 41, 1200 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Br J Psychiatry 187:49-54. 2005
    ..Social factors have been shown to be predictors of suicide. It is not known whether these factors vary between countries...
  8. ncbi request reprint Deprivation and mortality: the implications of spatial autocorrelation for health resources allocation
    V Lorant
    Health Sociology and Economics Unit, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Soc Sci Med 53:1711-9. 2001
    ..Future ecological models intended to inform health resources allocation need to pay greater attention to the spatial dimension of the data used...
  9. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic differences in psychiatric in-patient care
    V Lorant
    Health System Research, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 107:170-7. 2003
    ..We seek to investigate socio-economic differences in psychiatric in-patient care regarding admission, treatment and outcome...
  10. pmc Equity in prevention and health care
    V Lorant
    Health Sociology and Economics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:510-6. 2002
    ..Moreover, prevention might be unequally used in the same way as health care in general. The objective of the paper is to assess inequity in prevention and to compare socioeconomic inequity in preventive medicine with that in health care...
  11. doi request reprint Does country influence the health burden of informal care? An international comparison between Belgium and Great Britain
    Claire Dujardin
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, F R S F N R S and CORE, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    Soc Sci Med 73:1123-32. 2011
    ..This may be explained by the better targeting of long-term home care policies towards more severely dependent patients in Britain than in Belgium...
  12. ncbi request reprint Survey error in measuring socio-economic risk factors of health status: a comparison of a survey and a census
    Vincent Lorant
    Public Health School, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1292-9. 2007
    ..This study sets out to assess whether a population health survey gives biased estimates of socio-economic inequalities in self-reported health...
  13. pmc Substantial use of primary health care by prisoners: epidemiological description and possible explanations
    J M Feron
    Centre Universitaire de Medecine Generale, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Mounier 5360, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:651-5. 2005
    ..To describe the use of primary care services by a prisoner population so as to understand the great number of demands and therefore to plan services oriented to the specific needs of these patients...
  14. pmc Alcohol drinking among college students: college responsibility for personal troubles
    Vincent Lorant
    Institute of Health and Society, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Clos Chapelle Aux Champs B1 30 15, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 13:615. 2013
    ..So far, however, there is little evidence about the social determinants of alcohol consumption among college students. We set out to explore how college environmental factors shape college students' drinking behaviour...
  15. pmc Attracting and retaining GPs: a stakeholder survey of priorities
    Vincent Lorant
    Institute of Health and Society, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Br J Gen Pract 61:e411-8. 2011
    ..Despite being a key player in the healthcare system, training and practising general practice has become less attractive in many countries and is in need of reform...
  16. ncbi request reprint Research networks: can we use data from GPs' electronic health records?
    Etienne De Clercq
    Université Catholique de Louvain UCL HSR, Brussels, Belgium
    Stud Health Technol Inform 124:181-6. 2006
    ..Based on our preliminary findings and hypotheses, further analyses are foreseen during the second phase of the project (2006-2007)...
  17. doi request reprint Caring, employment and health among adults of working age: evidence from Britain and Belgium
    Maria Isabel Farfan-Portet
    Institut Santé et Société, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Public Health 20:52-7. 2010
    ..For those of working age, results are inconclusive when exploring the health impact of providing care. Moreover, population data is lacking and the impact of welfare policies on the caregivers' health has not been yet analysed...
  18. doi request reprint Using social network analysis for assessing mental health and social services inter-organisational collaboration: findings in deprived areas in Brussels and London
    Pablo Nicaise
    Institute of Health and Society IRSS, Universite Catholique de Louvain, B1 30 15, Clos Chapelle aux Champs, 1200, Brussels, Belgium
    Adm Policy Ment Health 40:331-9. 2013
    ..The method offers a useful and complementary basis for evaluating the integration of care...
  19. doi request reprint Fiscal decentralisation and infant mortality rate: the Colombian case
    Victoria Eugenia Soto
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Institute for Health and Society, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Soc Sci Med 74:1426-34. 2012
    ..The policy instrument used by the Health Minister to evaluate municipal institutional capacity in the health sector needs to be revised...
  20. doi request reprint Ethnicity, socio-economic status and health research: insights from and implications of Charles Tilly's theory of Durable Inequality
    Vincent Lorant
    Institute for Health and Society, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Clos Chappelle Aux Champs 30 05, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:671-5. 2011
    ..However, the best way to respond to such a challenge is, as yet, unclear. The research community is grappling with the contribution of socio-economic discrimination to ethnic inequalities...
  21. pmc Towards fair health policies for migrants and ethnic minorities: the case-study of ETHEALTH in Belgium
    Marie Dauvrin
    Institute of Health and Society IRSS, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Clos Chapelle aux Champs 30 boite 1 30 15, 1200, Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 12:726. 2012
    ..This paper describes the political process and the outcomes of the ETHEALTH expert group...
  22. doi request reprint Psychiatric Advance Directives as a complex and multistage intervention: a realist systematic review
    Pablo Nicaise
    Institute of Health and Society, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Health Soc Care Community 21:1-14. 2013
    ..The shape of the whole intervention at each stage relies on such clarification. More research is needed, particularly on the later stages of the intervention, as the evidence for how PADs should be implemented is still incomplete...
  23. pmc Appropriateness of use of medicines in elderly inpatients: qualitative study
    Anne Spinewine
    Centre for Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    BMJ 331:935. 2005
    ..To explore the processes leading to inappropriate use of medicines for elderly patients admitted for acute care...
  24. ncbi request reprint Obstacles to cardiovascular prevention in general practice
    Régis De Muylder
    School of Public Health, Unit of Epidemiology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 59:119-25. 2004
    ..We wanted to uncover obstacles to CV prevention related to the general practitioner's (GP) knowledge and attitudes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Involuntary commitment in psychiatric care: what drives the decision?
    Vincent Lorant
    Public Health School, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain, Belgium
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:360-5. 2007
    ..Psychiatric commitment laws have been reformed in many European countries. We assessed the relative importance of the different legal criteria in explaining involuntary commitment under the Belgian Mental Health Act of 1990...
  26. doi request reprint High and variable use of primary care in prison. A qualitative study to understand help-seeking behaviour
    Jean Marc Feron
    Centre Academique de Medecine Generale Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels
    Int J Prison Health 4:146-55. 2008
    ..High and variable rates of attendance at GP consultations in prisons are observed. The aim of the study is to have a clearer understanding of social factors influencing inmates' help-seeking behaviour and demand for primary health care...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Informal health care in Belgium]
    Maria Isabel Farfan-Portet
    Université Catholique de Louvain SESA
    Cah Sociol Demogr Med 47:187-214. 2007
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  28. ncbi request reprint Issues when assessing future supply and requirements of medical workforce
    Denise Deliège
    School of Public Health Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
    Cah Sociol Demogr Med 42:215-44. 2002