Archana Singh-Manoux

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Multiple measures of socio-economic position and psychosocial health: proximal and distal measures
    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 31:1192-9; discussion 1199-200. 2002
  2. ncbi 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
  3. pmc Leisure activities and cognitive function in middle age: evidence from the Whitehall II study
    A Singh-Manoux
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:907-13. 2003
  4. ncbi Vascular disease and cognitive function: evidence from the Whitehall II Study
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    International Center for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1445-50. 2003
  5. pmc Does adding information on job strain improve risk prediction for coronary heart disease beyond the standard Framingham risk score? The Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 40:1577-84. 2011
  6. pmc Socioeconomic differences in cardiometabolic factors: social causation or health-related selection? Evidence from the Whitehall II Cohort Study, 1991-2004
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Medical School, University College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 174:779-89. 2011
  7. pmc Does overall diet in midlife predict future aging phenotypes? A cohort study
    Tasnime Akbaraly
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Am J Med 126:411-419.e3. 2013
  8. pmc Antidepressant medication use and risk of hyperglycemia and diabetes mellitus: a noncausal association?
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 70:978-84. 2011
  9. pmc Influence of individual and combined healthy behaviours on successful aging
    Severine Sabia
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    CMAJ 184:1985-92. 2012
  10. doi 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

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Publications79

  1. ncbi Multiple measures of socio-economic position and psychosocial health: proximal and distal measures
    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 31:1192-9; discussion 1199-200. 2002
    ..Model III treats education, a distal measure of SEP, as antecedent to the proximal measures of SEP in the prediction equations linking SEP to health...
  2. ncbi 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...
  3. pmc Leisure activities and cognitive function in middle age: evidence from the Whitehall II study
    A Singh-Manoux
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:907-13. 2003
    ..The nature of this relation is explored by first classifying leisure activities as entailing high or low cognitive effort, and then classifying them as entailing individual or social activities...
  4. ncbi Vascular disease and cognitive function: evidence from the Whitehall II Study
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    International Center for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1445-50. 2003
    ..To test the hypothesis of an inverse association between indicators of vascular disease and cognitive function in the general, stroke-free population...
  5. pmc Does adding information on job strain improve risk prediction for coronary heart disease beyond the standard Framingham risk score? The Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 40:1577-84. 2011
    ..We sought to examine whether adding information on job strain to the Framingham model improves its predictive power in a low-risk working population...
  6. pmc Socioeconomic differences in cardiometabolic factors: social causation or health-related selection? Evidence from the Whitehall II Cohort Study, 1991-2004
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Medical School, University College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 174:779-89. 2011
    ..008). These findings suggest that health-related selection operates at younger ages and that social causation contributes to socioeconomic differences in cardiometabolic health in midlife...
  7. pmc Does overall diet in midlife predict future aging phenotypes? A cohort study
    Tasnime Akbaraly
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Am J Med 126:411-419.e3. 2013
    ..We examined whether diet, assessed in midlife, using dietary patterns and adherence to the Alternative Healthy Eating Index (AHEI), is associated with aging phenotypes, identified after a mean 16-year follow-up...
  8. pmc Antidepressant medication use and risk of hyperglycemia and diabetes mellitus: a noncausal association?
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 70:978-84. 2011
    ..To examine this, we assessed the associations of antidepressant use with change in glucose levels and incidence of undiagnosed and diagnosed diabetes...
  9. pmc Influence of individual and combined healthy behaviours on successful aging
    Severine Sabia
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    CMAJ 184:1985-92. 2012
    ..Increases in life expectancy make it important to remain healthy for as long as possible. Our objective was to examine the extent to which healthy behaviours in midlife, separately and in combination, predict successful aging...
  10. doi 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...
  11. pmc Rising adiposity curbing decline in the incidence of myocardial infarction: 20-year follow-up of British men and women in the Whitehall II cohort
    Sarah L Hardoon
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, UCL Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK
    Eur Heart J 33:478-85. 2012
    ..Conclusion In men and women, over half of the decline in MI risk could be accounted for by favourable risk factor time trends. The adverse role of BMI emphasizes the importance of addressing the rising population BMI...
  12. pmc Metabolic syndrome over 10 years and cognitive functioning in late midlife: the Whitehall II study
    Tasnime N Akbaraly
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 33:84-9. 2010
    ..We examined this association in late midlife, with particular focus on cumulative effects and the role of socioeconomic circumstances...
  13. pmc Validating a widely used measure of frailty: are all sub-components necessary? Evidence from the Whitehall II cohort study
    Kim Bouillon
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Age (Dordr) 35:1457-65. 2013
    ..57 to 0.58). Our results support the validity of the multi-component frailty measure, but the predictive performance of the measure is poor...
  14. pmc Physical activity and inflammatory markers over 10 years: follow-up in men and women from the Whitehall II cohort study
    Mark Hamer
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Circulation 126:928-33. 2012
    ..We therefore examined the association between physical activity and inflammatory markers over a 10-year follow-up period...
  15. doi Organisational justice and cognitive function in middle-aged employees: the Whitehall II study
    Marko Elovainio
    University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:552-6. 2012
    ..Little is known about the role that work-related factors play in the decline of cognitive function. This study examined the association between perceived organisational justice and cognitive function among middle-aged men and women...
  16. pmc Incremental predictive value of adding past blood pressure measurements to the Framingham hypertension risk equation: the Whitehall II Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, WC1E 6BT London, UK
    Hypertension 55:1058-62. 2010
    ..These data suggest that, despite the net reclassification improvement, the clinical use of adding repeat measures of blood pressure to the Framingham hypertension risk score may be limited...
  17. pmc Common mental disorder and obesity: insight from four repeat measures over 19 years: prospective Whitehall II cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT
    BMJ 339:b3765. 2009
    ..To examine potential reciprocal associations between common mental disorders and obesity, and to assess whether dose-response relations exist...
  18. pmc Association between change in body composition and change in inflammatory markers: an 11-year follow-up in the Whitehall II Study
    Eleonor I Fransson
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:5370-4. 2010
    ..Obesity is associated with low-grade inflammation, but the long-term effects of weight change on inflammation are unknown...
  19. pmc Hyperglycemia, type 2 diabetes, and depressive symptoms: the British Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 32:1867-9. 2009
    ..To examine the recent suggestion that impaired fasting glucose may protect against depression, whereas a diagnosis of diabetes might then result in depression...
  20. doi Job strain and health-related lifestyle: findings from an individual-participant meta-analysis of 118,000 working adults
    Katriina Heikkilä
    Katriina Heikkilä, Solja T Nyberg, Marianna Virtanen, and Mika Kivimäki are with the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki Eleonor I Fransson is with the School of Health Sciences, Jonkoping University, Jönköping Lars Alfredsson is with the Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Marie Zins, Marcel Goldberg, and Archana Singh Manoux are with the Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Villejuif, France Hugo Westerlund is with the Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden Peter Westerholm is with the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden Jussi Vahtera, Paula Salo, Jaana Pentti, and Tuula Oksanen are with the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Turku Sakari Suominen is with the Department of Public Health, University of Turku, Turku, Finland Andrew Steptoe, Michael G Marmot, and Jane E Ferrie are with the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK Maria Nordin is with the Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden Thorsten Lunau and Nico Dragano are with the Department of Medical Sociology, University of Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany Karl Heinz Ladwig is with the German Research Center for Environmental Health
    Am J Public Health 103:2090-7. 2013
    ..We examined the associations of job strain, an indicator of work-related stress, with overall unhealthy and healthy lifestyles...
  21. pmc Combined impact of smoking and heavy alcohol use on cognitive decline in early old age: Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Gareth Hagger-Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 203:120-5. 2013
    ..Identifying modifiable risk factors for cognitive decline may inform prevention of dementia...
  22. pmc Associations of job strain and lifestyle risk factors with risk of coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis of individual participant data
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    CMAJ 185:763-9. 2013
    ..It is unclear whether a healthy lifestyle mitigates the adverse effects of job strain on coronary artery disease. We examined the associations of job strain and lifestyle risk factors with the risk of coronary artery disease...
  23. pmc Cardiovascular disease risk scores in identifying future frailty: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Kim Bouillon
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Heart 99:737-42. 2013
    ..To examine the capacity of existing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk algorithms widely used in primary care, to predict frailty...
  24. pmc Low conscientiousness and risk of all-cause, cardiovascular and cancer mortality over 17 years: Whitehall II cohort study
    Gareth Hagger-Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Psychosom Res 73:98-103. 2012
    ..To examine the personality trait conscientiousness as a risk factor for mortality and to identify candidate explanatory mechanisms...
  25. pmc Vascular risk status as a predictor of later-life depressive symptoms: a cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 72:324-30. 2012
    ..We examined whether standard clinical risk profiles developed for vascular diseases also predict depressive symptoms in older adults...
  26. pmc Natural course of recurrent psychological distress in adulthood
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Affect Disord 130:454-61. 2011
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  27. pmc Overall diet history and reversibility of the metabolic syndrome over 5 years: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Tasnime N Akbaraly
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 33:2339-41. 2010
    ..We examined the impact of adherence to the Alternative Healthy Eating Index (AHEI), a set of dietary guidelines targeting major chronic diseases, on metabolic syndrome (MetS) reversion in a middle-aged population...
  28. pmc Antidepressant use before and after the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes: a longitudinal modeling study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 33:1471-6. 2010
    ..To examine antidepressant use before and after the diagnosis of diabetes...
  29. ncbi Subjective social status: its determinants and its association with measures of ill-health in the Whitehall II study
    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
    Soc Sci Med 56:1321-33. 2003
    ..The results suggest that subjective social status reflects the cognitive averaging of standard markers of socioeconomic situation and is free of psychological biases...
  30. pmc Change in sleep duration and cognitive function: findings from the Whitehall II Study
    Jane E Ferrie
    University College London, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, London, UK
    Sleep 34:565-73. 2011
    ..Evidence from cross-sectional studies shows that sleep is associated with cognitive function. This study examines change in sleep duration as a determinant of cognitive function...
  31. pmc Impact of smoking on cognitive decline in early old age: the Whitehall II cohort study
    Severine Sabia
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, England, UK
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:627-35. 2012
    ..Smoking is a possible risk factor for dementia, although its impact may have been underestimated in elderly populations because of the shorter life span of smokers...
  32. pmc Dietary pattern and depressive symptoms in middle age
    Tasnime N Akbaraly
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 195:408-13. 2009
    ..Studies of diet and depression have focused primarily on individual nutrients...
  33. pmc Decline in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol concentration: lipid-lowering drugs, diet, or physical activity? Evidence from the Whitehall II study
    Kim Bouillon
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Heart 97:923-30. 2011
    ..To examine the association of lipid-lowering drugs, change in diet and physical activity with a decline in low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in middle age...
  34. pmc Using additional information on working hours to predict coronary heart disease: a cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Ann Intern Med 154:457-63. 2011
    ..Long working hours are associated with increased risk for coronary heart disease (CHD). Adding information on long hours to traditional risk factors for CHD may help to improve risk prediction for this condition...
  35. doi Arterial stiffness, physical function, and functional limitation: the Whitehall II Study
    Eric J Brunner
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Hypertension 57:1003-9. 2011
    ..The nature of the link between arterial stiffness and quality of life in older people merits attention...
  36. pmc Examining overweight and obesity as risk factors for common mental disorders using fat mass and obesity-associated (FTO) genotype-instrumented analysis: The Whitehall II Study, 1985-2004
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, University College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 173:421-9. 2011
    ..Mendelian randomization analyses supported the status of long-term obesity as a risk factor for CMD in men-a finding that should be interpreted cautiously because the function of the FTO gene is unknown...
  37. pmc Anti-depressant medication use and C-reactive protein: results from two population-based studies
    Mark Hamer
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Brain Behav Immun 25:168-73. 2011
    ..This might be a potential mechanism through which antidepressant medication increases CVD risk. Further data are required to explore the effects of dosage and duration of antidepressant treatment...
  38. pmc Alternative Healthy Eating Index and mortality over 18 y of follow-up: results from the Whitehall II cohort
    Tasnime N Akbaraly
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:247-53. 2011
    ..It remains unclear if the Alternative Healthy Eating Index (AHEI), designed to provide dietary guidelines to combat major chronic diseases, is related to mortality risk...
  39. pmc The association between heart rate variability and cognitive impairment in middle-aged men and women. The Whitehall II cohort study
    Annie Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Neuroepidemiology 31:115-21. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship between reduced heart rate variability (HRV) and cognitive function in middle-aged adults in the general population...
  40. pmc Positive and negative affect and risk of coronary heart disease: Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Hermann Nabi
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT
    BMJ 337:a118. 2008
    ..To examine the associations between positive and negative affect and subsequent coronary heart disease events independently of established risk factors...
  41. pmc Non-response to baseline, non-response to follow-up and mortality in the Whitehall II cohort
    Jane E Ferrie
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:831-7. 2009
    ..Little is known about the associations between non-response to follow-up surveys and mortality, or differences in these associations by socioeconomic position in studies with repeat data collections...
  42. ncbi Do psychological factors affect inflammation and incident coronary heart disease: the Whitehall II Study
    Hermann Nabi
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 28:1398-406. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to test whether psychological factors affect inflammation processes to an extent that increases the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  43. pmc Do psychological attributes matter for adherence to antihypertensive medication? The Finnish Public Sector Cohort Study
    Hermann Nabi
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Hypertens 26:2236-43. 2008
    ..We examined the importance of several psychological attributes (sense of coherence, optimism, pessimism, hostility, anxiety) with regard to antihypertensive medication adherence assessed by pharmacy refill records...
  44. pmc Measures of frailty in population-based studies: an overview
    Kim Bouillon
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Geriatr 13:64. 2013
    ..This overview offers three services: first, we provide a comprehensive catalogue of current frailty measures; second, we evaluate their reliability and validity; third, we report on their popularity of use...
  45. doi Neuroticism and cardiovascular disease mortality: socioeconomic status modifies the risk in women (UK Health and Lifestyle Survey)
    Gareth Hagger-Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Psychosom Med 74:596-603. 2012
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the all-cause, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and cancer mortality risk associated with neuroticism or extraversion and their interactions with SES in a representative sample of the UK adult population...
  46. pmc Differences in the association between sickness absence and long-term sub-optimal health by occupational position: a 14-year follow-up in the GAZEL cohort
    Jane E Ferrie
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Occup Environ Med 68:729-33. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate overall and diagnosis-specific sickness absence as a predictor of future long-term sub-optimal health by occupational position...
  47. ncbi 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...
  48. pmc Successful aging: the contribution of early-life and midlife risk factors
    Annie Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1098-105. 2008
    ..To test whether early-life factors (education, height, father's social position) and midlife social, behavioral, and psychosocial factors were associated with entering older age without disease and with good functioning...
  49. ncbi Alcohol consumption and cognitive function in the Whitehall II Study
    Annie Britton
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 160:240-7. 2004
    ..Nonetheless, it is not proposed that these findings be used to encourage increased alcohol consumption...
  50. pmc Association between common mental disorder and obesity over the adult life course
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, WC1E 6BT London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 195:149-55. 2009
    ..Prospective data on the association between common mental disorders and obesity are scarce, and the impact of ageing on this association is poorly understood...
  51. pmc Inflammatory markers and cognitive function in middle-aged adults: the Whitehall II study
    David Gimeno
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Medical School, London, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:1322-34. 2008
    ..To assess whether C-reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) are associated with low cognitive performance and decline in middle-aged adults...
  52. ncbi Socioeconomic position across the lifecourse: how does it relate to cognitive function in mid-life?
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Ann Epidemiol 15:572-8. 2005
    ....
  53. pmc Education attenuates the association between dietary patterns and cognition
    Tasnime N Akbaraly
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 27:147-54. 2009
    ..As individual food items are not consumed in isolation, we examined the association between dietary patterns and cognitive function, with special attention to the role of education in this association...
  54. 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...
  55. pmc Diabetes risk factors, diabetes risk algorithms, and the prediction of future frailty: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Kim Bouillon
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:851.e1-6. 2013
    ..To examine whether established diabetes risk factors and diabetes risk algorithms are associated with future frailty...
  56. ncbi The relationship between parenting dimensions and adult achievement: evidence from the Whitehall II Study
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, England
    Int J Behav Med 13:320-9. 2006
    ..Moderate levels of warmth, low levels of strictness, and high parental expectation are associated with high adult achievement...
  57. doi 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...
  58. pmc Effects of physical activity on cognitive functioning in middle age: evidence from the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, England
    Am J Public Health 95:2252-8. 2005
    ..We examined the association between physical activity and cognitive functioning in middle age...
  59. pmc Association of body mass index and waist circumference with successful aging
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    INSERM U1018 Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Hopital Paul Brousse, 94807, Villejuif Cedex, France Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College, London, UK Centre de Gérontologie, Hôpital Ste Périne, AP HP, France
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:1172-8. 2014
    ..The prediction of successful aging by midlife body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) was examined...
  60. pmc Job strain as a risk factor for coronary heart disease: a collaborative meta-analysis of individual participant data
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet 380:1491-7. 2012
    ..We analysed the relation between job strain and coronary heart disease with a meta-analysis of published and unpublished studies...
  61. pmc Validating the Framingham Hypertension Risk Score: results from the Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 54:496-501. 2009
    ..5%; 95% CI: -2.5% to 1.5%). These data suggest that the Framingham hypertension risk score provides a valid tool with which to estimate near-term risk of developing hypertension...
  62. pmc IQ, socioeconomic status, and early death: The US National Longitudinal Survey of Youth
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Psychosom Med 71:322-8. 2009
    ..To assess whether the association between cognitive ability (IQ) and early mortality is mediated by socioeconomic status (SES) or whether the association between SES and mortality reflects a spurious association caused by IQ...
  63. ncbi High blood pressure was associated with cognitive function in middle-age in the Whitehall II study
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    INSERM, Unit 687, HNSM, Saint Maurice, France
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1308-15. 2005
    ..However, it remains unclear if this association extends to younger age groups. The objective of this study was to examine the association between hypertension and a range of cognitive abilities in middle aged men and women...
  64. pmc Does personality explain social inequalities in mortality? The French GAZEL cohort study
    Hermann Nabi
    INSERM U687 IFR69, Hopital Paul Brousse, Villejuif 94807, France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:591-602. 2008
    ..We aim to quantify the contribution of personality measures to the associations between SEP and mortality...
  65. ncbi Role of socialization in explaining social inequalities in health
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    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 60:2129-33. 2005
    ..Four key areas that would benefit from research within the socialization framework are identified: health behaviours, psychological vulnerability, social skills and future time perspective...
  66. pmc Low HDL cholesterol is a risk factor for deficit and decline in memory in midlife: the Whitehall II study
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    INSERM U687 IFR69, Hopital Paul Brousse, Bât 15 16, 16 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 28:1556-62. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between fasting serum lipids and short-term verbal memory in middle-aged adults...
  67. ncbi Commentary: Modelling multiple pathways to explain social inequalities in health and mortality
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    INSERM U687, HNSM, 14 rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex, France
    Int J Epidemiol 34:638-9. 2005
  68. ncbi Does subjective social status predict health and change in health status better than objective status?
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    INSERM, U687, National Institute of Health and Medical Research, HNSM, Saint Maurice cedex, France
    Psychosom Med 67:855-61. 2005
    ..To examine, among middle-aged individuals, if subjective socioeconomic status (SES) predicts health status and change in health status over time better than objective SES...
  69. pmc What does self rated health measure? Results from the British Whitehall II and French Gazel cohort studies
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    INSERM, U687, HNSM, 14 rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex, France
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:364-72. 2006
    ..To investigate the determinants of self rated health (SRH) in men and women in the British Whitehall II study and the French Gazel cohort study...
  70. pmc Socioeconomic status moderates the association between carotid intima-media thickness and cognition in midlife: evidence from the Whitehall II study
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    INSERM, U687 IFR69, HNSM, 14 rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex, France
    Atherosclerosis 197:541-8. 2008
    ..We examine two questions: does socioeconomic status (SES) moderate this association and is IMT more strongly associated with specific aspects of cognitive function?..
  71. ncbi The role of cognitive ability (intelligence) in explaining the association between socioeconomic position and health: evidence from the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    INSERM U687, National Hospital of Saint Maurice, 94415 Saint Maurice, France
    Am J Epidemiol 161:831-9. 2005
    ..These results suggest that, although cognitive ability is related to health, it does not explain social inequalities in health...
  72. doi Social status and health: a comparison of British civil servants in Whitehall-II with European- and African-Americans in CARDIA
    Nancy Adler
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:1034-45. 2008
    ..Overall, relationships of SSS and health were stronger for Whitehall-II and white CARDIA participants than for blacks in CARDIA...
  73. pmc Adult education and child mortality in India: the influence of caste, household wealth, and urbanization
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    INSERM, U687 IFR69, Hopital Paul Brousse, Bâtiment 15 16, 16 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Epidemiology 19:294-301. 2008
    ..We examined the association between adult education and child mortality, and the influence of other socioeconomic markers (caste, household wealth, and urbanization) on this association...
  74. pmc The role of conventional risk factors in explaining social inequalities in coronary heart disease: the relative and absolute approaches to risk
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    INSERM U687 IFR69, Hopital Paul Brousse, Bâtiment 15 16, Villejuif Cedex, France
    Epidemiology 19:599-605. 2008
    ..Our objective was to examine whether there is a discrepancy in results obtained using the relative and absolute approaches...
  75. pmc Smoking history and cognitive function in middle age from the Whitehall II study
    Severine Sabia
    Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Unité 687, IFR69, Hopital Paul Brousse, 16 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, Bâtiment 15 16, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Arch Intern Med 168:1165-73. 2008
    ..We examine the association between smoking history and cognitive function in middle age and estimate the risk of death and of nonparticipation in cognitive tests among smokers...
  76. pmc The association between self-rated health and mortality in different socioeconomic groups in the GAZEL cohort study
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    INSERM, U687 IFR69, HNSM, 14 rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex, France
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1222-8. 2007
    ..Self-rated health (SRH) is considered a valid measure of health status as it has been shown to predict mortality in several studies. We examine whether SRH predicts mortality equally well in different socioeconomic groups...
  77. ncbi Self-rated health and mortality: short- and long-term associations in the Whitehall II study
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    INSERM, U687 IFR69, HNSM, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex, France
    Psychosom Med 69:138-43. 2007
    ..To determine if self-rated health (SRH), a single-item measure of health status where individuals are asked to rate their own health, predicts mortality in a middle-aged sample and if the predictive ability of SRH diminishes with time...
  78. pmc Does personality predict mortality? Results from the GAZEL French prospective cohort study
    Hermann Nabi
    INSERM, U687 IFR69, Saint Maurice, F 94415 France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:386-96. 2008
    ..We aim to test the independent association of 10 personality traits, from three major conceptual models, with all-cause and cause-specific mortality in the French GAZEL cohort...
  79. ncbi Optimism and pessimism as predictors of change in health after death or onset of severe illness in family
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Psychol 24:413-21. 2005
    ..Parallel changes were not observed in relation to pessimism. These findings suggest that optimism may reduce the risk of health problems and may be related to a faster recovery after a major life event...