T Chandola

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Do changes in effort-reward imbalance at work contribute to an explanation of the social gradient in angina?
    T Chandola
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Occup Environ Med 62:223-30. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Work stress and coronary heart disease: what are the mechanisms?
    Tarani Chandola
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Eur Heart J 29:640-8. 2008
  3. pmc Social inequalities in self reported health in early old age: follow-up of prospective cohort study
    Tarani Chandola
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London SE11 4LD
    BMJ 334:990. 2007
  4. pmc Chronic stress at work and the metabolic syndrome: prospective study
    Tarani Chandola
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT
    BMJ 332:521-5. 2006
  5. pmc Failed reciprocity in close social relationships and health: findings from the Whitehall II study
    Tarani Chandola
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 63:403-11. 2007
  6. pmc Psychophysiological biomarkers of workplace stressors
    Tarani Chandola
    UCL International Institute of Health and Society, UCL Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 35:51-7. 2010
  7. pmc The effect of short sleep duration on coronary heart disease risk is greatest among those with sleep disturbance: a prospective study from the Whitehall II cohort
    Tarani Chandola
    International Center for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Sleep 33:739-44. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Best-practice interventions to reduce socioeconomic inequalities of coronary heart disease mortality in UK: a prospective occupational cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet 372:1648-54. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Mother employment status and nutritional patterns in Japanese junior high schoolchildren
    A Gaina
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College of London, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:753-7. 2009
  10. pmc The impact of cash transfers to poor women in Colombia on BMI and obesity: prospective cohort study
    I Forde
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1209-14. 2012

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Publications42

  1. pmc Do changes in effort-reward imbalance at work contribute to an explanation of the social gradient in angina?
    T Chandola
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Occup Environ Med 62:223-30. 2005
    ..To determine whether an increase in effort-reward imbalance over time increases the risk of angina, and whether such increases are associated with lower occupational position...
  2. doi request reprint Work stress and coronary heart disease: what are the mechanisms?
    Tarani Chandola
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Eur Heart J 29:640-8. 2008
    ..To determine the biological and behavioural factors linking work stress with coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  3. pmc Social inequalities in self reported health in early old age: follow-up of prospective cohort study
    Tarani Chandola
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London SE11 4LD
    BMJ 334:990. 2007
    ..To describe differences in trajectories of self reported health in an ageing cohort according to occupational grade...
  4. pmc Chronic stress at work and the metabolic syndrome: prospective study
    Tarani Chandola
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT
    BMJ 332:521-5. 2006
    ..To investigate the association between stress at work and the metabolic syndrome. [table: see text]...
  5. pmc Failed reciprocity in close social relationships and health: findings from the Whitehall II study
    Tarani Chandola
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 63:403-11. 2007
    ..Lack of reciprocity at work is associated with poorer health in a number of studies. However, few studies have analysed the effect of nonreciprocity in other kinds of social relationships on health...
  6. pmc Psychophysiological biomarkers of workplace stressors
    Tarani Chandola
    UCL International Institute of Health and Society, UCL Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 35:51-7. 2010
    ..This study builds on recent reviews and examines the literature linking work stress with sympatho-adrenal biomarkers (plasma catecholamines and heart rate variability) and HPA axis biomarkers - the post-morning profile of cortisol...
  7. pmc The effect of short sleep duration on coronary heart disease risk is greatest among those with sleep disturbance: a prospective study from the Whitehall II cohort
    Tarani Chandola
    International Center for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Sleep 33:739-44. 2010
    ..We investigated whether a combination of short sleep duration and sleep disturbance is associated with a higher risk of CHD than their additive effects...
  8. doi request reprint Best-practice interventions to reduce socioeconomic inequalities of coronary heart disease mortality in UK: a prospective occupational cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet 372:1648-54. 2008
    ..We assessed this issue in an occupational cohort study comparing low with high socioeconomic groups...
  9. doi request reprint Mother employment status and nutritional patterns in Japanese junior high schoolchildren
    A Gaina
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College of London, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:753-7. 2009
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  10. pmc The impact of cash transfers to poor women in Colombia on BMI and obesity: prospective cohort study
    I Forde
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1209-14. 2012
    ..Previous work has found that families buy more food as a result. We tested the hypothesis that participation in Familias would be associated with increasing body mass index (BMI) in participating women...
  11. pmc Social inequalities in health by individual and household measures of social position in a cohort of healthy people
    T Chandola
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:56-62. 2003
    ..The paper examines the associations between self rated health and four measures of social position- occupational class, household social advantage, personal and household income...
  12. ncbi request reprint Social gradients in oral and general health
    W Sabbah
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Dent Res 86:992-6. 2007
    ..The results showed similar income and education gradients in oral and general health, implying commonalities of the social determinants of both oral and general health...
  13. pmc Association between metabolic syndrome and depressive symptoms in middle-aged adults: results from the Whitehall II study
    Tasnime N Akbaraly
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 32:499-504. 2009
    ..We examined whether the metabolic syndrome is associated with the onset of depressive symptoms in a cohort of middle-aged British civil servants...
  14. doi request reprint Social inequality in walking speed in early old age in the Whitehall II study
    Eric Brunner
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:1082-9. 2009
    ..We investigated social inequalities in walking speed in early old age...
  15. doi request reprint Neighbourhood socioeconomic indicators and depressive symptoms in the Czech Republic: a population based study
    Jitka Pikhartova
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Int J Public Health 54:283-93. 2009
    ..We investigated the association between individual and neighbourhood socioeconomic characteristics and depressive symptoms in the Czech Republic...
  16. doi request reprint Cortisol secretion and fatigue: associations in a community based cohort
    Meena Kumari
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:1476-85. 2009
    ..Cortisol is also associated with future onset of fatigue suggesting that changes in cortisol secretion are etiologic or occur early in the genesis of fatigue...
  17. pmc From midlife to early old age: health trajectories associated with retirement
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Epidemiology 21:284-90. 2010
    ..Previous studies report contradictory findings regarding health effects of retirement. This study examines longitudinally the associations of retirement with mental health and physical functioning...
  18. doi request reprint Physical activity behaviour and coronary heart disease mortality among South Asian people in the UK: an observational longitudinal study
    Emily D Williams
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Heart 97:655-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the contribution of physical inactivity to the excess mortality from coronary heart disease (CHD) observed in the UK South Asian population...
  19. pmc A nonlinear relationship of generalized and central obesity with diurnal cortisol secretion in the Whitehall II study
    Meena Kumari
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, 2 16 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:4415-23. 2010
    ..Evidence for an association of measures of generalized and central obesity with salivary cortisol secretion is equivocal...
  20. pmc Self-reported sleep duration and sleep disturbance are independently associated with cortisol secretion in the Whitehall II study
    Meena Kumari
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:4801-9. 2009
    ..The association of short sleep duration with cortisol secretion has not been thoroughly examined in large community dwelling populations and the relative importance of short sleep duration and sleep disturbance is unclear...
  21. doi request reprint Measures of social position and cortisol secretion in an aging population: findings from the Whitehall II study
    Meena Kumari
    International Institute for Society and Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Psychosom Med 72:27-34. 2010
    ..To examine whether dysregulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis associated with disadvantaged social position in working populations also occurs in older age groups...
  22. doi request reprint Identifying patterns in cortisol secretion in an older population. Findings from the Whitehall II study
    Meena Kumari
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:1091-9. 2010
    ..Raised pattern of secretion, which occurs in 27% of our participants is associated with demographic variables, adverse health behaviours, psychosocial environment and impaired physical functioning...
  23. pmc Psychosocial stress at work doubles the risk of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged women: evidence from the Whitehall II study
    Alexandros Heraclides
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 32:2230-5. 2009
    ..To investigate the effect of psychosocial stress at work on risk of type 2 diabetes, adjusting for conventional risk factors, among a sample of British, white-collar, middle-aged men and women...
  24. ncbi request reprint Negative aspects of close relationships and heart disease
    Roberto De Vogli
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, England
    Arch Intern Med 167:1951-7. 2007
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  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic trajectories across the life course and health outcomes in midlife: evidence for the accumulation hypothesis?
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1072-9. 2004
    ..This paper examines (1) accumulation across trichotomous categories of socioeconomic position (SEP), and (2) accumulation in analysis stratified by adult SEP...
  27. 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
    ....
  28. 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
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  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prospective effect of job strain on general and central obesity in the Whitehall II Study
    Eric J Brunner
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, London, England
    Am J Epidemiol 165:828-37. 2007
    ..This study provides prospective, population-based evidence that chronic work stress predicts general and central obesity...
  31. pmc Unfairness and health: evidence from the Whitehall II Study
    Roberto De Vogli
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, International Institute for Society and Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:513-8. 2007
    ..To examine the effects of unfairness on incident coronary events and health functioning...
  32. 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...
  33. pmc Association between fear of crime and mental health and physical functioning
    Mai Stafford
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, London, UK
    Am J Public Health 97:2076-81. 2007
    ..Studies have reported an inverse association between fear of crime and subjective mental and physical health. We investigated the direction of causality and the curtailment of physical and social activities as a possible mediating pathway...
  34. ncbi request reprint Childhood IQ in relation to obesity and weight gain in adult life: the National Child Development (1958) Study
    T Chandola
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1422-32. 2006
    ..To examine the relation of childhood intelligence (IQ) test results with obesity in middle age and weight gain across the life course...
  35. ncbi request reprint The social determinants of childhood mortality in Sri Lanka: timetrends & comparisons across South Asia
    Tanja A J Houweling
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Indian J Med Res 126:239-48. 2007
    ..Further, the role of female autonomy, fertility, malnutrition, and health care use in explaining the observed patterns in mortality inequality were also examined...
  36. ncbi request reprint Association of sleep quality and free time leisure activities in Japanese and British civil servants
    Ali Nasermoaddeli
    Department of Welfare Promotion and Epidemiology, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Sugitani, Toyama, Japan
    J Occup Health 47:384-90. 2005
    ..46-0.80) and 0.71 (95%CI; 0.56-0.90) for Japanese and British subjects, respectively). Our findings suggest that engagement in social leisure activities is associated with better sleep quality and consequently better general well-being...
  37. ncbi request reprint Explaining social inequalities in health by sleep: the Japanese civil servants study
    Michikazu Sekine
    Department of Welfare Promotion and Epidemiology, University of Toyama, 2630 Sugitani Toyama 930 0194, Japan
    J Public Health (Oxf) 28:63-70. 2006
    ..Individuals of low socioeconomic status (SES) are likely to have poor sleep and poor health. This study aims to evaluate whether and how much of the socioeconomic differences in health are explained by sleep...
  38. ncbi request reprint Work and family characteristics as determinants of socioeconomic and sex inequalities in sleep: The Japanese Civil Servants Study
    Michikazu Sekine
    Department of Welfare Promotion and Epidemiology, University of Toyama, Faculty of Medicine, Japan
    Sleep 29:206-16. 2006
    ..To clarify whether socioeconomic and sex inequalities in poor sleep quality are explained by socioeconomic and sex differences in work and family characteristics...
  39. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic inequalities in physical and mental functioning of Japanese civil servants: explanations from work and family characteristics
    Michikazu Sekine
    Department of Welfare Promotion and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toyama, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 63:430-45. 2006
    ..The different patterns of SES inequalities in health between men and women deserve further research...
  40. ncbi request reprint The measurement of effort-reward imbalance at work: European comparisons
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, PO Box 10 10 07, D 40001 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 58:1483-99. 2004
    ..In the light of the importance of work for adult health such investigations are crucial in advanced societies within and beyond Europe...
  41. ncbi request reprint Factors relating to patients' reports about hospital care for coronary heart disease in England
    Crispin Jenkinson
    Picker Institute Europe, Oxford, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 8:83-6. 2003
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  42. ncbi request reprint Use of the short form health survey (SF-36) in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: tests of data quality, score reliability, response rate and scaling assumptions
    Crispin Jenkinson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Oxford, Institute of Health Sciences, Headington, UK
    J Neurol 249:178-83. 2002
    ..To evaluate response rate, data quality, score reliability and scaling assumptions of the 36 item Short Form Health Survey (SF-36) in a large scale pan European survey of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients...