Panayotes Demakakos

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc The bidirectional association between depressive symptoms and gait speed: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA)
    Panayotes Demakakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e68632. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Socioeconomic position and the incidence of type 2 diabetes: the ELSA study
    Panayotes Demakakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:367-78. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Low-intensity physical activity is associated with reduced risk of incident type 2 diabetes in older adults: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
    P Demakakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetologia 53:1877-85. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Age identity, age perceptions, and health: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
    Panayotes Demakakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1114:279-87. 2007
  5. pmc Socioeconomic status and health: the role of subjective social status
    Panayotes Demakakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 67:330-40. 2008
  6. pmc Depressive symptoms and risk of type 2 diabetes in a national sample of middle-aged and older adults: the English longitudinal study of aging
    Panayotes Demakakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 33:792-7. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Persistent depressive symptomatology and inflammation: to what extent do health behaviours and weight control mediate this relationship?
    Mark Hamer
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, 1 19 Torrington Place, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Brain Behav Immun 23:413-8. 2009
  8. pmc Body mass index, muscle strength and physical performance in older adults from eight cohort studies: the HALCyon programme
    Rebecca Hardy
    Medical Research Council Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing and Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e56483. 2013
  9. pmc Social isolation, loneliness, and all-cause mortality in older men and women
    Andrew Steptoe
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:5797-801. 2013
  10. pmc Social gradients in oral health in older adults: findings from the English longitudinal survey of aging
    Georgios Tsakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Public Health 101:1892-9. 2011

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Publications15

  1. pmc The bidirectional association between depressive symptoms and gait speed: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA)
    Panayotes Demakakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e68632. 2013
    ..We examined whether the association between depressive symptoms and physical performance measured using gait speed is bidirectional...
  2. doi request reprint Socioeconomic position and the incidence of type 2 diabetes: the ELSA study
    Panayotes Demakakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:367-78. 2012
    ..Incident diabetes in older women is associated with SEP from all life stages, while in older men only with current SEP. Psychosocial factors (in women), unhealthy behaviours, and obesity partly mediate these associations...
  3. doi request reprint Low-intensity physical activity is associated with reduced risk of incident type 2 diabetes in older adults: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
    P Demakakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetologia 53:1877-85. 2010
    ..We examined whether small amounts of low-intensity physical activity were associated with reduced risk of developing type 2 diabetes in a national sample of people aged 50 years and over...
  4. ncbi request reprint Age identity, age perceptions, and health: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
    Panayotes Demakakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1114:279-87. 2007
    ..These findings indicate the importance of age identity and age perceptions for health in old age...
  5. pmc Socioeconomic status and health: the role of subjective social status
    Panayotes Demakakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 67:330-40. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that SSS is an important correlate of health in old age, possibly because of its ability to epitomize life-time achievement and socioeconomic status...
  6. pmc Depressive symptoms and risk of type 2 diabetes in a national sample of middle-aged and older adults: the English longitudinal study of aging
    Panayotes Demakakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 33:792-7. 2010
    ..To examine the association between baseline elevated depressive symptoms and incident type 2 diabetes in a national sample of people aged > or =50 years...
  7. doi request reprint Persistent depressive symptomatology and inflammation: to what extent do health behaviours and weight control mediate this relationship?
    Mark Hamer
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, 1 19 Torrington Place, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Brain Behav Immun 23:413-8. 2009
    ..The presence of persistent depression appears to be associated with the greatest risk of elevated inflammation...
  8. pmc Body mass index, muscle strength and physical performance in older adults from eight cohort studies: the HALCyon programme
    Rebecca Hardy
    Medical Research Council Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing and Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e56483. 2013
    ..To investigate the associations of body mass index (BMI) and grip strength with objective measures of physical performance (chair rise time, walking speed and balance) including an assessment of sex differences and non-linearity...
  9. pmc Social isolation, loneliness, and all-cause mortality in older men and women
    Andrew Steptoe
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:5797-801. 2013
    ..Although both isolation and loneliness impair quality of life and well-being, efforts to reduce isolation are likely to be more relevant to mortality...
  10. pmc Social gradients in oral health in older adults: findings from the English longitudinal survey of aging
    Georgios Tsakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Public Health 101:1892-9. 2011
    ..We examined prospective associations between socioeconomic position (SEP) markers and oral health outcomes in a national sample of older adults in England...
  11. doi request reprint Leisure time physical activity, risk of depressive symptoms, and inflammatory mediators: the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
    Mark Hamer
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, 1 19 Torrington Place, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:1050-5. 2009
    ..To examine if inflammatory markers (CRP, fibrinogen) might partly explain the association between physical activity (PA) and risk of depression...
  12. doi request reprint Distinctive biological correlates of positive psychological well-being in older men and women
    Andrew Steptoe
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Psychosom Med 74:501-8. 2012
    ..We evaluated relationships between both affective and eudaemonic well-being and biological measures in a large sample of older people...
  13. pmc Age and gender differences in physical capability levels from mid-life onwards: the harmonisation and meta-analysis of data from eight UK cohort studies
    Rachel Cooper
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, Division of Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e27899. 2011
    ..These harmonised data are now being used within HALCyon to understand the lifetime social and biological determinants of physical capability and its changes with age...
  14. doi request reprint Internet use and cancer-preventive behaviors in older adults: findings from a longitudinal cohort study
    André Junqueira Xavier
    Authors Affiliations Health Department, Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina, Palhoça Departamento de Saúde Pública, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil and Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:2066-74. 2013
    ..This study investigated the associations between Internet use and cancer-preventive behaviors among older adults...
  15. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the health status of Greek centenarians
    Christina Darviri
    Department of Health Visiting, Technological Educational Institute TEI of Athens, Thivon Avenue 274, GR 12244 Athens, Greece
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 46:67-78. 2008
    ..These results indicate that exceptional longevity is not necessarily accompanied by disability, disease and total dependence on others...