P G Surtees

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Obesity indices and self-reported functional health in men and women in the EPIC-Norfolk
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:884-93. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Sense of coherence and mortality in men and women in the EPIC-Norfolk United Kingdom prospective cohort study
    Paul Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1202-9. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Depression and ischemic heart disease mortality: evidence from the EPIC-Norfolk United Kingdom prospective cohort study
    Paul G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 165:515-23. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Obesity, confidant support and functional health: cross-sectional evidence from the EPIC-Norfolk cohort
    P G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:748-58. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Adaptation to social adversity is associated with stroke incidence: evidence from the EPIC-Norfolk prospective cohort study
    Paul G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, UK
    Stroke 38:1447-53. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Prospective cohort study of hostility and the risk of cardiovascular disease mortality
    Paul G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory and Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
    Int J Cardiol 100:155-61. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The shackles of misfortune: social adversity assessment and representation in a chronic-disease epidemiological setting
    Paul G Surtees
    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Soc Sci Med 64:95-111. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Resilience, misfortune, and mortality: evidence that sense of coherence is a marker of social stress adaptive capacity
    Paul G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, UK
    J Psychosom Res 61:221-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint No association between the BDNF Val66Met polymorphism and mood status in a non-clinical community sample of 7389 older adults
    Paul G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory and University of Cambridge, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    J Psychiatr Res 41:404-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Social adversity, the serotonin transporter (5-HTTLPR) polymorphism and major depressive disorder
    Paul G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory and University of Cambridge Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, UK
    Biol Psychiatry 59:224-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Obesity indices and self-reported functional health in men and women in the EPIC-Norfolk
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:884-93. 2006
    ..To investigate the association between two indices of obesity, BMI and waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), and self-reported physical and mental functional health...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sense of coherence and mortality in men and women in the EPIC-Norfolk United Kingdom prospective cohort study
    Paul Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1202-9. 2003
    ..76, p=0.002). Results suggest that a strong sense of coherence may confer some resilience to the risk of chronic disease...
  3. doi request reprint Depression and ischemic heart disease mortality: evidence from the EPIC-Norfolk United Kingdom prospective cohort study
    Paul G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 165:515-23. 2008
    ..The authors investigated the association between major depressive disorder, including its clinical course, and mortality from ischemic heart disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Obesity, confidant support and functional health: cross-sectional evidence from the EPIC-Norfolk cohort
    P G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:748-58. 2004
    ..To investigate the association between body mass index (BMI) and functional health according to age and the support available from a close confidant...
  5. ncbi request reprint Adaptation to social adversity is associated with stroke incidence: evidence from the EPIC-Norfolk prospective cohort study
    Paul G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, UK
    Stroke 38:1447-53. 2007
    ..We test the hypothesis that sense of coherence (SOC), a marker of social stress adaptive capacity, is associated with incident stroke in a population-based prospective cohort study...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prospective cohort study of hostility and the risk of cardiovascular disease mortality
    Paul G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory and Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
    Int J Cardiol 100:155-61. 2005
    ..Recent literature reviews have questioned hostility as a risk factor for heart disease. However, controversy persists due to the rarity of large-scale prospective cohort studies of initially healthy populations...
  7. ncbi request reprint The shackles of misfortune: social adversity assessment and representation in a chronic-disease epidemiological setting
    Paul G Surtees
    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Soc Sci Med 64:95-111. 2007
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  8. ncbi request reprint Resilience, misfortune, and mortality: evidence that sense of coherence is a marker of social stress adaptive capacity
    Paul G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, UK
    J Psychosom Res 61:221-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to test the hypothesis that sense of coherence (SOC) distinguishes adaptive capacity to adverse event experience...
  9. ncbi request reprint No association between the BDNF Val66Met polymorphism and mood status in a non-clinical community sample of 7389 older adults
    Paul G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory and University of Cambridge, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    J Psychiatr Res 41:404-9. 2007
    ..A total of 1214 (16.4%) participants reported lifetime MDD and 355 (4.8%) reported lifetime GAD. In this population based study we found no evidence to support an association between the BDNF gene Val66Met polymorphism and mood status...
  10. ncbi request reprint Social adversity, the serotonin transporter (5-HTTLPR) polymorphism and major depressive disorder
    Paul G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory and University of Cambridge Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, UK
    Biol Psychiatry 59:224-9. 2006
    ..We report an investigation designed to replicate this finding...
  11. doi request reprint Psychological distress, major depressive disorder, and risk of stroke
    P G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
    Neurology 70:788-94. 2008
    ..We investigated this association based upon a large population-based prospective cohort study...
  12. ncbi request reprint Adverse experience in childhood as a developmental risk factor for altered immune status in adulthood
    Paul Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
    Int J Behav Med 10:251-68. 2003
    ..Caution is needed in the interpretation of these findings that require replication but they may be seen to aid understanding of the mechanisms through which early environmental exposures act...
  13. doi request reprint No evidence that social stress is associated with breast cancer incidence
    Paul G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 120:169-74. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint No association between APOE and major depressive disorder in a community sample of 17,507 adults
    Paul G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory and University of Cambridge Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    J Psychiatr Res 43:843-7. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that the association between APOE and MDD risk is more modest than has been previously reported...
  15. doi request reprint Major depression, C-reactive protein, and incident ischemic heart disease in healthy men and women
    Paul G Surtees
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Strangeways Research Laboratory and University of Cambridge, Wort s Causeway, Cambridge, UK
    Psychosom Med 70:850-5. 2008
    ..Studies have shown that both depression and raised CRP concentration predict IHD and that elevated CRP is linked with increased risk of depression...
  16. ncbi request reprint Association of depression with peripheral leukocyte counts in EPIC-Norfolk--role of sex and cigarette smoking
    Paul Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Worts Causeway, England, UK
    J Psychosom Res 54:303-6. 2003
    ..To investigate the associations among depression, smoking behaviour and enumerative measures of immunity in a population-based cohort study...
  17. ncbi request reprint Functional health status, chronic medical conditions and disorders of mood
    Paul G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 183:299-303. 2003
    ..Understanding of the impact of depressive and anxiety disorders on functional health status in the context of chronic medical illness has been gained almost exclusively from the study of patient populations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mastery, sense of coherence, and mortality: evidence of independent associations from the EPIC-Norfolk Prospective Cohort Study
    Paul G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Health Psychol 25:102-10. 2006
    ..These results may aid future study of coping resources as determinants of persistent well-being...
  19. ncbi request reprint Partners in adversity. IV. Coping and mood
    P G Surtees
    MRC Biostatistics Unit, University Forvie Site, Cambridge, UK
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 243:319-27. 1994
    ..Details are provided of the construction of a summary measure of coping response based upon the above domains and of its relationship with follow-up mood state after allowance for mood levels at initial interview...
  20. doi request reprint Prospective association between emotional health and clinical evidence of Parkinson's disease
    L Ishihara-Paul
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Neurol 15:1148-54. 2008
    ..We investigate the prospective association between selected measures of emotional health and incident suspected PD...
  21. doi request reprint Sense of coherence, lifestyle choices and mortality
    N W J Wainwright
    Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:829-31. 2008
    ..Based on data from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer, Norfolk (EPIC-Norfolk) study, we have previously shown a strong sense of coherence (SOC) to be associated with a reduced rate of all-cause mortality...
  22. ncbi request reprint Physical health-related quality of life predicts stroke in the EPIC-Norfolk
    P K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Neurology 69:2243-8. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between Short Form (SF)-36 physical functional health-related quality of life and incident stroke...
  23. ncbi request reprint Respiratory function and self-reported functional health: EPIC-Norfolk population study
    P K Myint
    Room 311, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Wort s Causeway, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
    Eur Respir J 26:494-502. 2005
    ..00; 95% CI 0.82-1.22). In conclusion, forced expiratory volume in one second independently predicts self perceived physical well being in a general population across the whole normal distribution of respiratory function...
  24. ncbi request reprint Partners in adversity. III. Mood status after the event
    P G Surtees
    MRC Biostatistics Unit, University Forvie Site, Cambridge, UK
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 243:311-8. 1994
    ..2 times and a depression rate ten times that of a general population sample of women. Details of the changes in mood status amongst the groups over the follow-up are presented...
  25. ncbi request reprint Modifiable lifestyle behaviors and functional health in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC)-Norfolk population study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Prev Med 44:109-16. 2007
    ..To examine the association between modifiable lifestyle behaviors and functional health...
  26. doi request reprint The association between social stress and global cognitive function in a population-based study: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC)-Norfolk study
    Y Leng
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Strangeways Research Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
    Psychol Med 43:655-66. 2013
    ..We aimed to investigate the association between different measures of social stress and cognitive function in a middle- to older-aged population using data from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC)-Norfolk study...
  27. doi request reprint Association between serotonin 5-HT-2C receptor gene (HTR2C) polymorphisms and obesity- and mental health-related phenotypes in a large population-based cohort
    K S Vimaleswaran
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:1028-33. 2010
    ..We aimed to analyse whether variation in the HTR2C is associated with obesity- and mental health-related phenotypes in a large population-based cohort...
  28. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors and incident asthma hospital admissions in the EPIC-Norfolk cohort study
    N W J Wainwright
    Strangeways Research Laboratory and University of Cambridge Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, UK
    Allergy 62:554-60. 2007
    ..General population studies have shown associations between psychosocial factors and prevalent asthma but few have investigated incident asthma outcomes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Partners in adversity: I. Study design and context
    P G Surtees
    MRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge) University Forvie Site, UK
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 242:224-32. 1993
    ..It also provides the background to an examination and analysis of the sequencing of adverse experiences reported in the companion paper...
  30. pmc Places, people, and their physical and mental functional health
    N W J Wainwright
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:333-9. 2004
    ..To investigate the impact of area of residence on functional health as represented by medical outcomes study SF-36 physical and mental component summary scores...
  31. ncbi request reprint Surviving adversity: event decay, vulnerability and the onset of anxiety and depressive disorder
    P G Surtees
    MRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, UK
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 249:86-95. 1999
    ..Improvements in the specification of stress modelling procedures should facilitate the integration of ideas from competing aetiological models of the onset and subsequent course of anxiety and depressive disorder...
  32. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and self-reported functional health in men and women in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer-Norfolk (EPIC-Norfolk): a population-based cross-sectional study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
    Public Health Nutr 10:34-41. 2007
    ..To investigate the association between fruit and vegetable consumption and self-reported physical and mental functional health measured by an anglicised short-form 36-item questionnaire (UK SF-36)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Relation between self-reported physical functional health and chronic disease mortality in men and women in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC-Norfolk): a prospective population study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
    Ann Epidemiol 16:492-500. 2006
    ..To explore the relationship between self-reported physical functional health and mortality...
  34. ncbi request reprint Time-varying exposure and the impact of stressful life events on onset of affective disorder
    Nicholas W J Wainwright
    Medical Research Council Staff, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, U K
    Stat Med 21:2077-91. 2002
    ..Time-varying exposure effects were well described by the appropriate use of simple time-dependent covariates...
  35. doi request reprint Mastery is associated with cardiovascular disease mortality in men and women at apparently low risk
    Paul G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge, UK
    Health Psychol 29:412-20. 2010
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Area and individual circumstances and mood disorder prevalence
    Nicholas W J Wainwright
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 185:227-32. 2004
    ..Associations have been demonstrated between contextual (area level) factors and a range of physical health outcomes, but their relationship with mental health outcomes is less well understood...
  37. pmc Healthy lifestyle choices: could sense of coherence aid health promotion?
    Nicholas W J Wainwright
    Strangeways Research Laboratory and University of Cambridge Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:871-6. 2007
    ..A research framework based on the personal characteristic defined by a sense of coherence (SOC) focuses on the effective use of resources to maintain good health...
  38. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors and asthma in a community sample of older adults
    Nicholas W J Wainwright
    Strangeways Research Laboratory and University of Cambridge Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 62:357-61. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the associations between psychosocial factors and asthma in a population-based cohort study of older adults...
  39. ncbi request reprint Childhood adversity, gender and depression over the life-course
    N W J Wainwright
    Medical Research Council Staff, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, CB1 8RN, Cambridge, UK
    J Affect Disord 72:33-44. 2002
    ..Full investigation of hypotheses concerning early risk factors and episodes of depression in adult life requires consideration of the separate risks of first onset and of recurrent episodes. This paper is based upon such an investigation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Self-reported mental health-related quality of life and mortality in men and women in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC-Norfolk): a prospective population study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Psychosom Med 69:410-4. 2007
    ..To explore the relationship between self-reported mental functional health and mortality...
  41. ncbi request reprint Are stress related factors associated with alcohol intake?
    A Jeanne M van Loon
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Med 11:225-35. 2004
    ..We conclude that stress-related factors are only marginally associated with a heavy alcohol intake compared with fair drinking, using the safe limits of drinking as cutoff point...
  42. ncbi request reprint Survey non-response in the Netherlands: effects on prevalence estimates and associations
    A Jeanne M van Loon
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Ann Epidemiol 13:105-10. 2003
    ..Both forms of non-response bias are investigated in a study on psychosocial factors and cancer risk, which is a sub-study of a large-scale monitoring survey in the Netherlands...
  43. ncbi request reprint The serotonin transporter length polymorphism, neuroticism, and depression: a comprehensive assessment of association
    Saffron A G Willis-Owen
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Biol Psychiatry 58:451-6. 2005
    ..Several explanations have been posited to account for this discrepancy, including underpowered experimental design and variation in gender ratio, age, and ethnicity...
  44. ncbi request reprint Determinants of smoking status: cross-sectional data on smoking initiation and cessation
    A Jeanne M van Loon
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 15:256-61. 2005
    ..Cigarette smoking is known to increase the risk of chronic disease. Improved understanding of factors that contribute to smoking initiation and cessation may help to underpin strategies that lead to smoking behavior change...
  45. ncbi request reprint The brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism is associated with sense of coherence in a non-clinical community sample of 7335 adults
    Paul G Surtees
    J Psychiatr Res 41:707-10. 2007
  46. ncbi request reprint The Val66Met coding variant of the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) gene does not contribute toward variation in the personality trait neuroticism
    Saffron A G Willis-Owen
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
    Biol Psychiatry 58:738-42. 2005
    ..The val66met variant located within the brain-derived neurotrophic factor gene (BDNF) has previously been associated with human neuroticism, a dimension of personality strongly predictive of depressive illness...
  47. pmc A common variant of the p16(INK4a) genetic region is associated with physical function in older people
    David Melzer
    Peninsula Medical School, RD and E Wonford Site, Barrack Road, Exeter EX2 5DW, UK
    Mech Ageing Dev 128:370-7. 2007
    ..The mechanism involved may be via greater cellular restorative activity and reduced stem cell senescence...