Mel Bartley

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Early life financial adversity and respiratory function in midlife: a prospective birth cohort study
    Mel Bartley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 175:33-42. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Is attachment style a source of resilience against health inequalities at work?
    Mel Bartley
    University College London, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 64:765-75. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Friends are equally important to men and women, but family matters more for men's well-being
    Noriko Cable
    Department of Epidemiologyand Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:166-71. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the effect of breastfeeding on adult psychological well-being
    Noriko Cable
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Eur J Public Health 22:653-8. 2012
  5. pmc Life course social roles and women's health in mid-life: causation or selection?
    Anne McMunn
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:484-9. 2006
  6. pmc Social dynamics of health inequalities: a growth curve analysis of aging and self assessed health in the British household panel survey 1991-2001
    Amanda Sacker
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:495-501. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic predictors of quitting smoking: how important are household factors?
    Tarani Chandola
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Addiction 99:770-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Do labour market status transitions predict changes in psychological well-being?
    Ellen Flint
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:796-802. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Women's health in mid-life: life course social roles and agency as quality
    Anne McMunn
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 63:1561-72. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Does conflict between home and work explain the effect of multiple roles on mental health? A comparative study of Finland, Japan, and the UK
    Tarani Chandola
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:884-93. 2004

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. doi request reprint Early life financial adversity and respiratory function in midlife: a prospective birth cohort study
    Mel Bartley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 175:33-42. 2012
    ..Early financial adversity is associated with adult lung function partly through poor housing and partly through pathways involving continuities in social disadvantage and the associated environmental exposures and behaviors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Is attachment style a source of resilience against health inequalities at work?
    Mel Bartley
    University College London, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 64:765-75. 2007
    ..As it is not strongly related to parents' social class, it can be argued that attachment style has acted as a source of upward social mobility which is also likely to reinforce better health in later life...
  3. doi request reprint Friends are equally important to men and women, but family matters more for men's well-being
    Noriko Cable
    Department of Epidemiologyand Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:166-71. 2013
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the effect of breastfeeding on adult psychological well-being
    Noriko Cable
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Eur J Public Health 22:653-8. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that breastfed babies would have higher psychological well-being in adulthood in relation to the pathway of childhood psychosocial adjustment...
  5. pmc Life course social roles and women's health in mid-life: causation or selection?
    Anne McMunn
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:484-9. 2006
    ....
  6. pmc Social dynamics of health inequalities: a growth curve analysis of aging and self assessed health in the British household panel survey 1991-2001
    Amanda Sacker
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:495-501. 2005
    ..To study how social inequalities change as people age, this paper presents a growth curve model of self assessed health, which accommodates changes in occupational class and individual health with age...
  7. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic predictors of quitting smoking: how important are household factors?
    Tarani Chandola
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Addiction 99:770-7. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Do labour market status transitions predict changes in psychological well-being?
    Ellen Flint
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:796-802. 2013
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Women's health in mid-life: life course social roles and agency as quality
    Anne McMunn
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 63:1561-72. 2006
    ..This study highlights the need to develop measures of role quality specifically designed to capture agency aspects of social roles...
  10. ncbi request reprint Does conflict between home and work explain the effect of multiple roles on mental health? A comparative study of Finland, Japan, and the UK
    Tarani Chandola
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:884-93. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Social inequality in educational achievement and psychosocial adjustment throughout childhood: magnitude and mechanisms
    Amanda Sacker
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, UK
    Soc Sci Med 55:863-80. 2002
    ..The contextual-systems model provides a more complete account of social inequalities in children's educational achievement and psychosocial adjustment than simple estimates of social class effects...
  12. pmc Who you live with and where you live: setting the context for health using multiple membership multilevel models
    Tarani Chandola
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:170-5. 2005
    ..This study uses multiple membership multilevel models to investigate whether longitudinal analyses of area effects on health need to take account of clustering at the household level...
  13. ncbi request reprint Time and place: putting individual health into context. A multilevel analysis of the British household panel survey, 1991-2001
    Amanda Sacker
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Health Place 12:279-90. 2006
    ..Both time and place are shown to affect self-rated health although the processes may differ depending on the health outcome...
  14. ncbi request reprint Do local unemployment rates modify the effect of individual labour market status on psychological distress?
    Ellen Flint
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Health Place 23:1-8. 2013
    ..However, psychological distress levels among unemployed people were still significantly and substantially higher than among their securely employed counterparts. ..
  15. doi request reprint Maternal employment and child socio-emotional behaviour in the UK: longitudinal evidence from the UK Millennium Cohort Study
    Anne McMunn
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:e19. 2012
    ..Empirical evidence on the effects of maternal employment on children is contradictory and little work has considered the impact of maternal employment within the context of the employment patterns of both parents...
  16. pmc Self-rated health trajectories in the United States and the United Kingdom: a comparative study
    Amanda Sacker
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, England
    Am J Public Health 97:812-8. 2007
    ..We reviewed literature on comparative social policy and life course research and compared associations between health and socioeconomic circumstances during an 11-year period in the United States and the United Kingdom...
  17. ncbi request reprint The effect of control at home on CHD events in the Whitehall II study: Gender differences in psychosocial domestic pathways to social inequalities in CHD
    Tarani Chandola
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, International Centre for Health and Society, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:1501-9. 2004
    ..Psychosocial domestic conditions may have a greater effect on the health of women compared with men...
  18. doi request reprint Childhood socio-economic position and adult smoking: are childhood psychosocial factors important? Evidence from a British birth cohort
    Rebecca E Lacey
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 21:725-31. 2011
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Ethnic variation in childhood asthma and wheezing illnesses: findings from the Millennium Cohort Study
    Lidia Panico
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1093-102. 2007
    ..This article seeks to determine whether asthma and wheeze illnesses during early childhood differ across ethnic groups and what factors explain observed differences...
  20. ncbi request reprint Health selection in the Whitehall II study, UK
    Tarani Chandola
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, WC1E 6BT, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:2059-72. 2003
    ..The results suggest that the development of social gradients in health in the Whitehall II study may not be primarily explained in terms of a health selection effect...
  21. doi request reprint Fish, human health and marine ecosystem health: policies in collision
    Eric J Brunner
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:93-100. 2009
    ..Health recommendations advocating increased fish consumption need to be placed in the context of the potential collapse of global marine capture fisheries...
  22. ncbi request reprint Accumulated labour market disadvantage and limiting long-term illness: data from the 1971-1991 Office for National Statistics' Longitudinal Study
    Mel Bartley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 31:336-41. 2002
    ..This paper therefore uses a large longitudinal data set to examine the accumulation of both disadvantaged class and unemployment over a 20-year period in a representative sample of the male working population of England and Wales...
  23. ncbi request reprint Making sense of symptom checklists: a latent class approach to the first 9 years of the British Household Panel Survey
    Amanda Sacker
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Place, London
    J Public Health Med 25:215-22. 2003
    ..However, many of the sources of longitudinal data in Britain are not designed specifically for health research. Typically, health status is assessed by self-reported problems and the use of symptom checklists...
  24. pmc Sociodemographic variations in the contribution of secondary drug prevention to stroke survival at middle and older ages: cohort study
    Rosalind Raine
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT
    BMJ 338:b1279. 2009
    ....
  25. doi request reprint A new theory-based social classification in Japan and its validation using historically collected information
    Ayako Hiyoshi
    Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 87:84-92. 2013
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic adversity and psychosocial adjustment: a developmental-contextual perspective
    Ingrid Schoon
    Department of Psychology, City University, Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:1001-15. 2003
    ..It is concluded that the explanation of health differences in adult life must account for the reciprocal interaction between individual behaviour and social circumstances...
  27. ncbi request reprint Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in self-assessed health in 10 European countries
    Anton E Kunst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 34:295-305. 2005
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Elevated risk of high blood pressure: climate and the inverse housing law
    Richard Mitchell
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, The University of Edinburgh Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 31:831-8. 2002
    ..This study investigates whether an individual's risk of hypertension is associated with such a 'mismatch' between the quality of their housing and the climate to which they have been exposed...
  29. pmc High rates of ischaemic heart disease in Scotland are not explained by conventional risk factors
    Richard Mitchell
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:565-7. 2005
    ..62 (1.30, 2.02))...
  30. pmc Job insecurity and its effect on health
    Mel Bartley
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:718-9. 2005
  31. doi request reprint Social position, early deprivation and the development of attachment
    Stephen Stansfeld
    Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Old Anatomy Building, Charterhouse Square, London EC1 6QM, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:516-26. 2008
    ..Despite the methodological shortcomings of retrospective childhood data the results suggest material and emotional adversity influence the development of attachment through parental style, notably parental warmth...
  32. doi request reprint Impact of coronary heart disease on health functioning in an aging population: are there differences according to socioeconomic position?
    Amanda Sacker
    Institute for Social and Economic Research ISER University of Essex Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, UK
    Psychosom Med 70:133-40. 2008
    ..As outcomes improve for those with CHD, it is important to know how their health is affected in the long term...
  33. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial determinants of health in social epidemiology
    Pekka Martikainen
    Int J Epidemiol 31:1091-3. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Associations between socio-economic circumstances at two stages of life and adolescents' oral health status
    Belinda Nicolau
    Division of Public Health, Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Public Health Dent 65:14-20. 2005
    ..Although the effects of poor social circumstances in childhood are known to have lasting influences on general health, there is little information on their effects regarding chronic oral diseases...
  35. pmc Engendering epidemiology
    Ana M Garcia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:ii1-2. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint Can we disentangle life course processes of accumulation, critical period and social mobility? An analysis of disadvantaged socio-economic positions and myocardial infarction in the Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Program
    Johan Hallqvist
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm 171 76, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 58:1555-62. 2004
    ..Accordingly, the interpretation must depend on prior knowledge of more specific causal mechanisms...