Sara Arber

Summary

Affiliation: University of Surrey
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Patient characteristics and inequalities in doctors' diagnostic and management strategies relating to CHD: a video-simulation experiment
    Sara Arber
    Department of Sociology, Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:103-15. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Subjective financial well-being, income and health inequalities in mid and later life in Britain
    Sara Arber
    Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 100:12-20. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Gender, marital status and sleep problems in Britain
    Sara Arber
    Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey
    Przegl Lek 69:54-60. 2012
  4. pmc Country differences in the diagnosis and management of coronary heart disease - a comparison between the US, the UK and Germany
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Center, Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:198. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Gender and socio-economic patterning of self-reported sleep problems in Britain
    Sara Arber
    Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH, UK
    Soc Sci Med 68:281-9. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Working shifts and mental health--findings from the British Household Panel Survey (1995-2005)
    Ana Claudia Bara
    Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender, Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 35:361-7. 2009
  7. pmc Influence of patient characteristics on doctors' questioning and lifestyle advice for coronary heart disease: a UK/US video experiment
    Sara Arber
    Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender, Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey
    Br J Gen Pract 54:673-8. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Gender differences in approaches to self-management of poor sleep in later life
    Susan Venn
    Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender CRAG, Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7XH, UK
    Soc Sci Med 79:117-23. 2013
  9. doi request reprint An actigraphic study comparing community dwelling poor sleepers with non-demented care home residents
    Robert Meadows
    Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom
    Chronobiol Int 27:842-54. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Exploring the interdependence of couples' rest-wake cycles: an actigraphic study
    Robert Meadows
    Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK
    Chronobiol Int 26:80-92. 2009

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Patient characteristics and inequalities in doctors' diagnostic and management strategies relating to CHD: a video-simulation experiment
    Sara Arber
    Department of Sociology, Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:103-15. 2006
    ..Primary care doctors' behaviour differed significantly by patients' gender, suggesting doctors' actions may contribute to gender inequalities in health...
  2. doi request reprint Subjective financial well-being, income and health inequalities in mid and later life in Britain
    Sara Arber
    Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 100:12-20. 2014
    ..Research on health inequalities should pay greater attention to the link between subjective financial hardship and ill-health, especially during periods of greater economic difficulties and financial austerity. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Gender, marital status and sleep problems in Britain
    Sara Arber
    Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey
    Przegl Lek 69:54-60. 2012
    ..The paper concludes that gender and marital status differences are partly due to the lower socio-economic status of women and of the previously partnered...
  4. pmc Country differences in the diagnosis and management of coronary heart disease - a comparison between the US, the UK and Germany
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Center, Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:198. 2008
    ..This non-medical determinant of medical decision-making was investigated in an international research project in the US, the UK and Germany...
  5. doi request reprint Gender and socio-economic patterning of self-reported sleep problems in Britain
    Sara Arber
    Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH, UK
    Soc Sci Med 68:281-9. 2009
    ..Since disadvantaged socio-economic characteristics are strongly associated with sleep problems, we conclude that disrupted sleep may be a mechanism through which low SES is linked to poor health...
  6. ncbi request reprint Working shifts and mental health--findings from the British Household Panel Survey (1995-2005)
    Ana Claudia Bara
    Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender, Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 35:361-7. 2009
    ..Our objective was to examine the impact of shift work on mental health at the population level. We expected that this impact would depend on duration of exposure, type of shift work, and gender...
  7. pmc Influence of patient characteristics on doctors' questioning and lifestyle advice for coronary heart disease: a UK/US video experiment
    Sara Arber
    Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender, Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey
    Br J Gen Pract 54:673-8. 2004
    ..Risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) vary with patient characteristics but we do not know how this influences doctors' questioning and advice giving...
  8. doi request reprint Gender differences in approaches to self-management of poor sleep in later life
    Susan Venn
    Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender CRAG, Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7XH, UK
    Soc Sci Med 79:117-23. 2013
    ..Men, however, solely relied on the 'body' to indicate when sleep was needed and gauged their sleep needs largely by how they felt, and were able to function the following day...
  9. doi request reprint An actigraphic study comparing community dwelling poor sleepers with non-demented care home residents
    Robert Meadows
    Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom
    Chronobiol Int 27:842-54. 2010
    ..Our findings strongly suggest that the institutional care environment itself has a negative association with older people's rest/wake patterns; although, longitudinal studies are required to fully understand any causal relationships...
  10. doi request reprint Exploring the interdependence of couples' rest-wake cycles: an actigraphic study
    Robert Meadows
    Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK
    Chronobiol Int 26:80-92. 2009
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  11. ncbi request reprint Understanding women's sleep management: beyond medicalization-healthicization?
    Jenny Hislop
    Centre for Research of Ageing and Gender, Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford
    Sociol Health Illn 25:815-37. 2003
    ..We propose an alternative model for the management of women's sleep which incorporates a core of personalised activity, linked to strategies associated with healthicization and medicalization...
  12. doi request reprint Understanding older peoples' decisions about the use of sleeping medication: issues of control and autonomy
    Susan Venn
    Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender CRAG, Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford
    Sociol Health Illn 34:1215-29. 2012
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  13. doi request reprint Engaging with sleep: male definitions, understandings and attitudes
    Robert Meadows
    Department of Sociology, Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey
    Sociol Health Illn 30:696-710. 2008
    ..Sleep was seen as needed for the praxis of 'father', 'worker', 'husband' and 'mate' but was also considered as something which should not get in the way of performing these roles...
  14. ncbi request reprint Introduction to 'social and economic patterning of women's health in a changing world.'
    Sara Arber
    Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender CRAG, Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
    Soc Sci Med 54:643-7. 2002
  15. ncbi request reprint Dilemmas in decision-making about resuscitation--a focus group study of older people
    Tushna Vandrevala
    University of Surrey Guildford, Surrey, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:1579-93. 2006
    ..The dilemma underlying the involvement of others is that individual autonomy may be lost. The themes and subthemes provide the basis for guiding these difficult discussions in advance of serious illness...
  16. doi request reprint Class, gender and time poverty: a time-use analysis of British workers' free time resources
    Stella Chatzitheochari
    Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, UK
    Br J Sociol 63:451-71. 2012
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  17. doi request reprint Daily light exposure profiles in older non-resident extreme morning and evening types
    Victoria S L Staples
    Centre for Chronobiology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
    J Sleep Res 18:466-71. 2009
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  18. doi request reprint The fourth shift: exploring the gendered nature of sleep disruption among couples with children
    Susan Venn
    Department of Sociology, University of Surrey
    Br J Sociol 59:79-97. 2008
    ..Those that did were more likely to be the fathers of young adult children who were staying out late at night, with the focus of their concerns being the safety of their children...
  19. ncbi request reprint Multiple roles and health among British and Finnish women: the influence of socioeconomic circumstances
    Eero Lahelma
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 54:727-40. 2002
    ..However, in Britain the disadvantaged social position of lone mothers accounts for a greater proportion of their poor health than in Finland...
  20. doi request reprint Women and men with coronary heart disease in three countries: are they treated differently?
    Markus Bönte
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Womens Health Issues 18:191-8. 2008
    ..The key question in this paper is whether and to what extent doctors' diagnostic and therapeutic decisions in coronary heart disease (CHD) are influenced by patient gender...
  21. pmc How do doctors in different countries manage the same patient? Results of a factorial experiment
    John McKinlay
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:2182-200. 2006
    ..To determine the relative contributions of: (1) patient attributes; (2) provider characteristics; and (3) health care systems to health care disparities in the management of coronary heart disease (CHD) and depression...
  22. doi request reprint The influence of patient and doctor gender on diagnosing coronary heart disease
    Ann Adams
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry
    Sociol Health Illn 30:1-18. 2008
    ..Findings highlight the need for better integration of knowledge about female presentations within accepted CHD risk models, and do not support the contention that women receive better-quality care from female doctors...
  23. ncbi request reprint Completely unattended home sleep recordings
    Robert Meadows
    Sleep 28:526. 2005
  24. ncbi request reprint Women's sleep in health and disease
    Andrea Dzaja
    Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 39:55-76. 2005
    ..We also address specific aspects of sleep loss and sleep disorders in women. Finally, very recent studies on the sociology of sleep are summarized and future directions in the field are discussed...