Publications

A list of scientific publications as recorded in the DIVA at the University of Gävle.

Full-length papers registered in DIVA, University of Gävle

Articles | Books | Doctoral thesis | Conference papers | Reports


Articles


Scholarly articles, refereed

Abbasi, S., Sundin, Ö., Jalali, A., Soares, J. & Macassa, G. (2018). Ethnic Differences in the Risk Factors and Severity of Coronary Artery Disease: a Patient-Based Study in Iran. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 5 (3), 623-631. 10.1007/s40615-017-0408-3 [More information]
Macassa, G., Francisco, J. & Mcgrath, C. (2017). Corporate Social Responsibility and Population Health. Health Science Journal, 11 (5). 10.21767/1791-809X.1000528 [More information]
Macassa, G., Hiswåls, A., Ahmadi, N. & McGrath, C. (2017). Educating Public Health Professionals for an Unknown Future : Insight from a New Bachelor Programme Linking Health Promotion and Sustainable Development. Research in Health Science, 2 (2), 70-78. 10.22158/rhs.v2n2p70 [More information]
Hiswåls, A., Walander, A., Soares, J. & Macassa, G. (2017). Employment Status, Anxiety and Depression in a Municipal Context. Research in Health Science, 2 (1), 12-23. 10.22158/rhs.v2n1p12 [More information]
Macassa, G., Bergström, H., Malstam, E., Hiswåls, A., Soares, J., Ahmadi, N. & Marttila, A. (2017). Experiences of employment precariousness and psychological well-being in East Central Sweden. Health Science Journal (2). 10.21767/1791-809X.1000491 [More information]
Hiswåls, A., Marttila, A., Mälstam, E. & Macassa, G. (2017). Experiences of Unemployment  and Well-Being  After Job Loss During Economic Recession: Results of a Qualitative Study in East Central Sweden. Journal of Public Health Research, 6 (3), 135-141. 10.4081/jphr.2017.995 [More information]
Macassa, G., Winersjö, R., Wijk, K., MacGrath, C., Ahmadi, N. & Soares, J. (2017). Fear of crime and its relationships to self-reported health and stress among men. Journal of Public Health Research, 6 (3), 169-174. 10.4081/jphr.2017.1010 [More information]
Eslami, B., Macassa, G., Melchiorre, M., Barros, H., Viitasara, E., Lindert, J., Stankunas, M., Torres-Gonzalez, F., Ioannidi-Kapolou, E. & Soares, J. (2017). Life-time abuse and mental health among older persons : a European study. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 26 (6), 590-607. 10.1080/10926771.2017.1330295 [More information]
Fraga, S., Soares, J., Melchiorre, M., Barros, H., Eslami, B., Ioannidi-Kapolou, E., Lindert, J., Macassa, G., Stankunas, M., Torres-Gonzales, F. & Viitasara, E. (2017). Lifetime Abuse and Quality of Life among Older Persons. Health & Social Work, 42 (4), 215-222. 10.1093/hsw/hlx036 [More information]
Begum, A., Rahman, A., Rahman, A., Soares, J., Reza Khankeh, H. & Macassa, G. (2017). Prevalence of suicide ideation among adolescents and young adults in rural Bangladesh. International Journal of Mental Health, 46 (3), 177-187. 10.1080/00207411.2017.1304074 [More information]
Chaquisse, E., Fraga, S., Merieles, P., Macassa, G., Soares, J., Nbofana, F. & Barros, H. (2017). Sexual and physical intimate partner violence among women using antenatal care in Nampula, Mozambique. Journal of Public Health in Africa. [Accepted] [More information]
Melchiorre, M., Di Rosa, M., Lamura, G., Torres-Gonzales, F., Lindert, J., Stankunas, M., Ioannidi-Kapolou, E., Barros, H., Macassa, G. & Soares, J. (2016). Abuse of older men in seven European countries : a multilevel approach in the framework of an ecological model. PLoS ONE, 11 (1). 10.1371/journal.pone.0146425 [More information]
Ramezanian, M., Soares, J., Khankeh, H. & Macassa, G. (2016). Socioeconomic inequalities in health among school-aged adolescents in Tehran. Medical Journal of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 30 (1). External link [More information]
Macassa, G., Olofsson, N., Soares, J. & Ahmadi, N. (2016). Socio-economic position and suicidal education : beyond education, occupation and income. Mid-Sweden Journal of Public Health. [Accepted] [More information]
Eslami, B., Viitasara, E., Macassa, G., Melchiorre, M., Lindert, J., Stankunas, M., Torres-Gonzalez, F., Barros, H., Ioannidi-Kapolou, E. & Soares, J. (2016). The prevalence of lifetime abuse among older adults in seven European countries. International Journal of Public Health, 61 (8), 891-901. 10.1007/s00038-016-0816-x [More information]
Yahaya, I., Ponce De Leon, A., Uthman, O., Soares, J. & Macassa, G. (2015). Childhood sexual abuse among girls and determinants of sexual risk behaviours in adult life in sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 7 (2), 67-75. 10.1108/JACPR-04-2014-0121 [More information]
Hiswåls, A., Ghilagaber, G., Wijk, K., Öberg, P., Soares, J. & Macassa, G. (2015). Employment status and suicidal ideation during economic recession. Health Science Journal, 9 (1). External link [More information]
Eslami, B., Macassa, G., Sundin, Ö., Khankeh, H. & Soares, J. (2015). Quality of life and life satisfaction among adults with and without congenital heart disease in a developing country. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 22 (2), 169-179. 10.1177/2047487313514017 [More information]
Abbasi, S., De Leon, A., Kassaian, S., Karimi, A., Sundin, Ö., Jalali, A., Soares, J. & Macassa, G. (2015). Socioeconomic status and in‑hospital mortality of acute coronary syndrome : can education and occupation serve as preventive measures?. International Journal of Preventive Medicine, 6. 10.4103/2008-7802.156266 [More information]
Macassa, G., Hiswåls, A., Ahmadi, N., Alfredsson, J., Soares, J. & Stankunas, M. (2014). Employment status and health care utilization in a context of economic recession : Results of a population based survey in East Central Sweden. Science Journal of Public Health, 2 (6), 610-616. 10.11648/j.sjph.20140206.28 [More information]
Hiswåls, A., Ghilagaber, G., Walander, A., Wijk, K., Öberg, P., Soares, J. & Macassa, G. (2014). Employment Status and Inequalities in Self-Reported Health. Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Public Health, 11 (4), 1-11. 10.2427/10006 [More information]
Soares, J., Grossi, G., Macassa, G. & Örjan, S. (2014). Psychological distress in a sample of Swedish women : a longitudinal study. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. [Submitted] [More information]
Eslami, B., Macassa, G., Sundin, Ö., Khankeh, H. & Soares, J. (2014). Style of Coping and its Determinants in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease in a Developing Country. Congenital Heart Disease, 9 (4), 349-360. 10.1111/chd.12150 [More information]
Soares, J., Fraga, S., Viitasara, E., Stankunas, M., Sundin, Ö., Melchiorre, M., Macassa, G. & Barros, H. (2014). The chronicity and severity of abuse among older persons by country : a European study. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 6 (1), 3-25. 10.1108/JACPR-06-2013-0015 [More information]
Lindert, J., de Luna, J., Torres- Gonzales, F., Barros, H., Loannidi- Kopolou, E., Melchiorre, M., Stankunas, M., Macassa, G. & Soares, J. (2013). Abuse and neglect of older persons in seven cities in seven countries in Europe : a cross-sectional community study. International Journal of Public Health, 58 (1), 121-132. 10.1007/s00038-012-0388-3 [More information]
Eslami, B., Sundin, Ö., Macassa, G., Khankeh, H. & Soares, J. (2013). Anxiety, depressive and somatic symptoms in adults with congenital heart disease. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 74 (1), 49-56. 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2012.10.006 [More information]
Eslami, B., Örjan, S., Macassa, G., Khankeh, H. & Soares, J. (2013). Gender differences in health conditions and socio-economic status of adults with congenital heart disease in a developing country. Cardiology in the Young, 23 (2), 209-218. [More information]
Yahaya, I., Ponce de Leon, A., A. Uthman, O., Soares, J. & Macassa, G. (2013). Individual and community-level socioeconomic position and its association with adolescents experience of childhood sexual abuse : a multilevel analysis of sixcountries in Sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Injury and Violence Research, 6 (1), 21-30. 10.5249/jivr.v6i1.316 [More information]
Macassa, G., Sundin, Ö., Viitasara, E., Barros, H., Torres Gonzales, F., Ioannidi-Kapolou, E., Melchiorre, M., Lindert, J., Stankunas, M. & Soares, J. (2013). Psychological abuse among older persons in Europe : A cross-sectional study. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 5 (1), 16-34. 10.1108/17596591311290722 [More information]
Tahir, M., Macassa, G., Akbar, A., Naseer, R., Zia, A. & Khan, S. (2013). Road traffic crashes in Ramadan: An observational study [Accidents de la circulation pendant le ramadan: Une étude d'observation]. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 19 (Suppl. 3), S147-S151. [More information]
Yahaya, I., Uthman, O., Soares, J. & Macassa, G. (2013). Social disorganization and history of child sexual abuse against girls in Sub-Saharan Africa : A multilevel analysis. BMC International Health and Human Rights, 13 (33). 10.1186/1472-698X-13-33 [More information]
Melchiorre, M., Chiatti, C., Lamura, G., Torres-Gonzales, F., Stankunas, M., Lindert, J., Ioannidi-Kapolou, E., Barros, H., Macassa, G. & Soares, J. (2013). Social Support, Socio-Economic Status, Health and Abuse among Older People in Seven European Countries : Social support and elder abuse in Europe. PLoS ONE, 8 (1), e54856-. 10.1371/journal.pone.0054856 [More information]
Macassa, G., Walander, A. & Soares, J. (2013). Violence against women in Stockholm County : Does marital status matter?. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 5 (2), 101-111. 10.1108/17596591311313690 [More information]
Yahaya, I., Soares, J., De Leon, A. & Macassa, G. (2012). A comparative study of the socioeconomic factors associated with childhood sexual abuse in sub-Saharan Africa. Pan African Medical Journal, 11 (51), 1-8. External link [More information]
Macassa, G. (2012). A Matter of Faith : Unravelling the role of religion on child survival in sub-Saharan Africa. African Journal of Health Sciences, 22 (3), 238-247. [More information]
Innocent, M., Ndonko, F., Ngo’o, G., Soares, J. & Macassa, G. (2012). Breaking the Silence : Understanding the practice of Breast ironing in Cameroon. African Journal of Health Sciences, 23 (4), 232-237. [More information]
Abbasi, S., De Leon, A., Kassaian, S., Karimi.,, A., Sundin, Ö., Soares, J. & Macassa, G. (2012). Gender Differences in the Risk of Coronary Artery Disease in Iran. Iranian Journal of Public Health, 41 (3), 36-47. External link [More information]
Macassa, G., Ghilagaber, G., Charsmar, H., Walander, A., Sundin, Ö. & Soares, J. (2012). Geographic differentials in mortality of children in Mozambique : their implications for achievement of millenium development goal 4. Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 30 (3), 331-345. External link [More information]
Priebe, S., Matanov, A., Schor, R., Straßmayr, C., Barros, H., Barry, M., Díaz-Olalla, J., Gabor, E., Greacen, T., Holcnerová, P., Kluge, U., Lorant, V., Moskalewicz, J., Schene, A., Macassa, G. & Gaddini, A. (2012). Good practice in mental health care for socially marginalised groups in Europe : a qualitative study of expert views in 14 countries. BMC Public Health, 12. 10.1186/1471-2458-12-248 [More information]
Zacarias, A., Macassa, G., Svanström, L., Soares, J. & Antai, D. (2012). Intimate partner violence against women in Maputo city, Mozambique. BMC International Health and Human Rights, 12 (1). 10.1186/1472-698X-12-35 [More information]
Tahir, N., Naseer, R., Khan, S., Macassa, G., Hashimi, W. & Durrani, M. (2012). Road traffic crashes managed by Rescue 1122 in Lahore, Pakistan. International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion, 19 (4), 347-350. 10.1080/17457300.2011.628755 [More information]
Zacarias, A., Macassa, G., Soares, J., Svanström, L. & Antai, D. (2012). Symptoms of depression, anxiety, and somatization in female victims and perpetrators of intimate partner violence in Maputo City, Mozambique. International Journal of Women's Health, 4, 491-503. 10.2147/IJWH.S29427 [More information]
Winnersjö, R., Ponce de Leon, A., Soares, J. & Macassa, G. (2012). Violence and self-reported health : does individual socioeconomic position matter?. Journal of Injury and Violence Research, 4 (2), 87-95. 10.5249/jivr.v4i2.122 [More information]
Zacarias, A., Macassa, G. & Soares, J. (2012). Women as Perpetrators of IPV : the Experience of Mozambique. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 4 (1), 5-27. 10.1108/17596591211192966 [More information]
Macassa, G., Hallqvist, J. & Lynch, J. (2011). Inequalities in Child Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa : a Social Epidemiologic Framework. African Journal of Health Sciences, 18 (1-2), 14-26. External link [More information]
Sundin, Ö., Soares, J., Grossi, G. & Macassa, G. (2011). The experiences of burnout among migrant and native Swedish women : a longitudinal study. Women & health, 51 (7), 643-660. 10.1080/03630242.2011.618529 [More information]
Csöff, R., Macassa, G. & Lindert, J. (2010). Körperliche Beschwerden bei älteren Migranten in Deutschland [Somatic Complaints among Elderly Migrants in Germany]. Zeitschrift für Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 58 (3), 199-206. 10.1024/1661-4747/a000028 [More information]
Antai, D., Ghilagaber, G., Wedrén, S., Macassa, G. & Moradi, T. (2009). Inequities in Under-Five Mortality in Nigeria : Differentials by Religious Affiliation of the Mother. Journal of religion and health, 48 (3), 290-304. 10.1007/s10943-008-9197-7 [More information]
Soares, J., Macassa, G., Grossi, G. & Viitasara, E. (2008). Psychosocial Correlates of Hopelessness Among Men. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 37 (1), 50-61. 10.1080/16506070701628016 [More information]
Soares, J., Grossi, G., Macassa, G. & Fandino-Losada, A. (2008). Social support among lifetime victimized men. Victims and Offenders, 3 (2-3), 275-288. 10.1080/15564880802034950 [More information]
Soares, J., Macassa, G., Miranda, J. & Viitasara, E. (2007). Health among lifetime victimized men. International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 66 (4), 351-364. [More information]
Awuba, J. & Macassa, G. (2007). HIV/AIDS in Cameroon : Rising gender issues in policy-making matters. African Journal of Health Sciences, 14 (3-4), 118-128. 10.4314/ajhs.v14i3.30857 [More information]
Soares, J., Macassa, G. & Fandino-Losada, A. (2007). Psychosocial experiences among female and male primary care patients with and without pain. Pain clinic (Print), 19 (2), 58-70. 10.1179/016911107X268693 [More information]
Soares, J., Viitasara, E. & Macassa, G. (2007). Quality of life among lifetime victimized men. Violence and Victims, 22 (2), 289-204. 10.1891/088667007780477366 [More information]
Macassa, G. & Burström, B. (2006). Determinants of social inequalities in child mortality in Mozambique : What do we know? What could be done?. African Journal of Health Sciences, 13 (1-2), 139-143. 10.4314/ajhs.v13i1.30829 [More information]
Macassa, G., Öberg, L., Bernhardt, E. & Burström, B. (2006). Differentials in overall and cause-specific mortality among infants born in and out of wedlock, Stockholm 1878–1925. The History of the Family, 11 (1), 19-26. 10.1016/j.hisfam.2005.10.002 [More information]
Macassa, G., Ghilagaber, G., Bernhardt, E. & Burström, B. (2006). Inequalities in under-five mortality in Mozambique : differentials by region of residence and ethnic affiliation of the mother. East African Medical Journal, 83 (5), 259-266. 10.4314/eamj.v83i5.9431 [More information]
Macassa, G., Ponce de Leon, A. & Burström, B. (2006). The impact of water supply and sanitation on area differentials in the decline of diarrhoeal disease mortality among infants in Stockholm 1878—1925. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 34 (5), 526-533. 10.1080/14034940600551137 [More information]
Burström, B., Macassa, G., Öberg, L., Bernhardt, E. & Smedman, L. (2005). Equitable Child Health Interventions : The Impact of Improved Water and Sanitation on Inequalities in Child Mortality in Stockholm, 1878 to 1925. American Journal of Public Health, 95 (2), 208-216. 10.2105/AJPH.2003.034900 [More information]
Macassa, G. & Burström, B. (2005). Poverty and child mortality in different contexts : Can Mozambique Learn from the Decline in Mortality at the Turn of the 19th Century in Stockholm?. African Journal of Health Sciences, 12 (1-2), 31-36. 10.4314/ajhs.v12i1.30798 [More information]
Macassa, G., Ghilagaber, G., Bernhardt, E. & Burström, B. (2004). Contribution of household environment factors to urban childhood mortality in Mozambique. East African Medical Journal, 81 (8), 408-414. 10.4314%2Feamj.v81i8.9202 [More information]
Burström, B., Macassa, G., Öberg, L., Bernhardt, E. & Smedman, L. (2003). Barnadödlighet, fattigdom och sanitära reformer. Socialmedicinsk Tidskrift, 80 (3), 209-215. [More information]
Macassa, G., Ghilagaber, G., Bernhardt, E., Diderichsen, F. & Burström, B. (2003). Inequalities in child mortality in Mozambique : differentials by parental socio-economic position. Social Science and Medicine, 57 (12), 2255-2264. 10.1016/S0277-9536(02)00545-2 [More information]
Macassa, G., Ghilagaber, G., Bernhardt, E. & Burström, B. (2003). Trends in infant and child mortality in Mozambique during and after a period of conflict. Public Health, 117 (4), 221-227. 10.1016/S0033-3506(03)00077-5 [More information]
Dgedge, M., Novoa, A., Macassa, G., Sacarlal, J., Black, J., Michaud, C. & Cliff, J. (2001). The burden of disease in Maputo City, Mozambique : registered and autopsied deaths in 1994. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 79 (6), 546-552. [More information]
Cutts, F., Dos Santos, C., Novoa, A., David, P., Macassa, G. & Soares, A. (1996). Child and Maternal Mortality during a Period of Conflict in Beira City, Mozambique. International Journal of Epidemiology, 25 (2), 349-356. 10.1093/ije/25.2.349 [More information]

Scholarly articles, non-refereed

Macassa, G., Ahmadi, N., Hiswåls, A., Alfredsson, J., Soares, J. & Stankunas, M. (2014). Differences in health care-seeking behavior during economic recession. European Journal of Public Health, 24 (Suppl. 2). 10.1093/eurpub/cku161.085 [More information]
Hiswåls, A., Ghilagaber, G., Wijk, K., Öberg, P., Soares, J. & Macassa, G. (2014). Inequalities and Suicide Ideation during Recession Times. European Journal of Public Health, 24 (Suppl. 2), 361-. 10.1093/eurpub/cku166.155 [More information]

Books

Lindert, J., Soares, J., Csöff, R., Barros, H., Torres-Gonzalez, F., Ioannidi-Kapolou, E., Lamura, G., de Dios Luna, J., Macassa, G., Melchiorre, M. & Stankunas, M. (2013). Gewalt und Gesundheit bei älteren Menschen in Europa. Ludwigsburg: Schriften der Evangelischen Hochschule, Ludwigsburg im Verlag der Evangelischen Gesellschaft Babd 13. 134 p. [More information]
Soares, J., Barros, H., Torres-Gonzales, F., Ioannidi-Kapolou, E., Lamura, G., Lindert, J., Dios Luna, J., Macassa, G., Melchiorre, M. & Stankūnas, M. (2010). Abuse and Health Among Elderly in Europe. Kaunas: Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Press. 127 p. [More information]

Doctoral thesis

Macassa, G. (2004). Poverty and health in different contexts. Social inequalities in child mortality in Mozambique and 19th centrury Stockholm. Diss. , 2004Stockholm University&Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm University/Karolinska Institutet. Health Equity Studies, no 4. [More information]

Conference papers

Ahmadi, E., Vilhelmson, P., Macassa, G. & Larsson, J. (2016). FRAMFÖR (Framgångsrika företag i Gästrikland) : ett longitudinellt projekt om ledarskap, arbetsmiljö och effektivitet – fördel för både forskning, utbildning och ett hållbart arbetsliv?. Inkluderande och hållbart arbetsliv : Book of abstracts - FALF 2016. Östersund: Mittuniversitetet. P. 48-48. External link [More information]
Zacarias, A., Macassa, G. & Soares, J. (2011). Interpersonal violence against women in Mozambique. . [More information]

Reports

Macassa, G., Walander, A. & Hiswåls, A. (2013). Living in the Municipality of Gävle : Report on the Gävle Household, Labour Market Dynamics and Health Outcomes Survey - Wave 1. Gävle: Gävle University Press. 78 p. [More information]
Tahir, N., Macassa, G., Naseer, R., Durani, M. & Hashmi, W. (2011). Causes of Fire Emergencies managed by Rescue 1122 in Punjab, Pakistan. External link [More information]

 

Book/reports of EU projects which colleagues and I participated in as coordinators:
EU-ABUEL
Work Package Partners, EU-PROMO

 

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