Affiliation: University of Surrey
- Patient characteristics and inequalities in doctors' diagnostic and management strategies relating to CHD: a video-simulation experimentSara 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...
- Subjective financial well-being, income and health inequalities in mid and later life in BritainSara 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. ..
- Gender, marital status and sleep problems in BritainSara 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...
- Country differences in the diagnosis and management of coronary heart disease - a comparison between the US, the UK and GermanyOlaf 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...
- Gender and socio-economic patterning of self-reported sleep problems in BritainSara 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...
- 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...
- Influence of patient characteristics on doctors' questioning and lifestyle advice for coronary heart disease: a UK/US video experimentSara 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...
- Gender differences in approaches to self-management of poor sleep in later lifeSusan 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...
- An actigraphic study comparing community dwelling poor sleepers with non-demented care home residentsRobert 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...
- Exploring the interdependence of couples' rest-wake cycles: an actigraphic studyRobert 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....
- 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...
- Understanding older peoples' decisions about the use of sleeping medication: issues of control and autonomySusan Venn
Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender CRAG, Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford
Sociol Health Illn 34:1215-29. 2012....
- Engaging with sleep: male definitions, understandings and attitudesRobert 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...
- 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
- Dilemmas in decision-making about resuscitation--a focus group study of older peopleTushna 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...
- Class, gender and time poverty: a time-use analysis of British workers' free time resourcesStella Chatzitheochari
Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, UK
Br J Sociol 63:451-71. 2012....
- Daily light exposure profiles in older non-resident extreme morning and evening typesVictoria S L Staples
Centre for Chronobiology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
J Sleep Res 18:466-71. 2009....
- The fourth shift: exploring the gendered nature of sleep disruption among couples with childrenSusan 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...
- Multiple roles and health among British and Finnish women: the influence of socioeconomic circumstancesEero 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...
- 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...
- How do doctors in different countries manage the same patient? Results of a factorial experimentJohn 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...
- The influence of patient and doctor gender on diagnosing coronary heart diseaseAnn 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...
- Completely unattended home sleep recordingsRobert Meadows
Sleep 28:526. 2005
- Women's sleep in health and diseaseAndrea 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...