L M Verbrugge

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Severity, timing, and structure of disability
    Lois M Verbrugge
    Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Soz Praventivmed 49:110-21. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Measuring disability with parsimony
    L M Verbrugge
    Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2007, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 21:295-306. 1999
  3. doi request reprint Arthritis disability and heart disease disability
    Lois M Verbrugge
    Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1445-57. 2008
  4. pmc Profile of arthritis disability
    L M Verbrugge
    Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2007, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:157-79. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Use, type, and efficacy of assistance for disability
    Lois M Verbrugge
    Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2007, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S366-79. 2002
  6. pmc Swimmer's itch: incidence and risk factors
    Lois M Verbrugge
    Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:738-41. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Profile of arthritis disability: II
    Lois M Verbrugge
    Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 55:102-13. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of swimmer's itch incidence and severity
    Lois M Verbrugge
    Institute of Gerontology, 300 North Ingalls, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2007, USA
    J Parasitol 90:697-704. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Disability symptoms and the price of self-sufficiency
    Lois M Verbrugge
    Institute of Gerontology, 300 North Ingalls, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    J Aging Health 16:688-722. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Living alone: elderly Chinese Singaporeans
    Yang Sheng Wong
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 24:209-24. 2009

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Severity, timing, and structure of disability
    Lois M Verbrugge
    Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Soz Praventivmed 49:110-21. 2004
    ..They also generate a population's disability structure (prevalence, counts, patterns). We study links among severity, duration, and structure for community-dwelling adults in the US...
  2. ncbi request reprint Measuring disability with parsimony
    L M Verbrugge
    Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2007, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 21:295-306. 1999
    ..This article discusses how parsimony can be achieved through a single item, or less desirably by reductions of detailed items...
  3. doi request reprint Arthritis disability and heart disease disability
    Lois M Verbrugge
    Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1445-57. 2008
    ..Arthritis is the most common health condition in midlife and late life, and heart disease is the leading cause of death. This article compares disability impacts of these 2 preeminent health problems...
  4. pmc Profile of arthritis disability
    L M Verbrugge
    Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2007, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:157-79. 2001
    ..Accommodations for arthritis may also be extensive but aimed more toward self-care than toward assistive and medical services...
  5. ncbi request reprint Use, type, and efficacy of assistance for disability
    Lois M Verbrugge
    Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2007, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S366-79. 2002
    ..This study predicts use of assistance, type of assistance, and its efficacy (improvement with assistance) for disabilities in personal care and household management tasks...
  6. pmc Swimmer's itch: incidence and risk factors
    Lois M Verbrugge
    Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:738-41. 2004
    ..Further epidemiological studies will help public health agencies address this bothersome problem at recreational lakes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Profile of arthritis disability: II
    Lois M Verbrugge
    Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 55:102-13. 2006
    ..We studied social participation, disabilities in many life domains, accommodations used (buffers), and accommodations needed (barriers) for US adults with arthritis disability compared with adults with disability from other conditions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of swimmer's itch incidence and severity
    Lois M Verbrugge
    Institute of Gerontology, 300 North Ingalls, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2007, USA
    J Parasitol 90:697-704. 2004
    ..Study designs that combine epidemiologic and biological data will simultaneously inform public health education and biological control programs...
  9. ncbi request reprint Disability symptoms and the price of self-sufficiency
    Lois M Verbrugge
    Institute of Gerontology, 300 North Ingalls, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    J Aging Health 16:688-722. 2004
    ..Disability symptoms are tiredness, slowness, and pain doing daily tasks made difficult by health. The authors study factors that increase and decrease disability symptoms, especially effects of equipment and personal assistance...
  10. doi request reprint Living alone: elderly Chinese Singaporeans
    Yang Sheng Wong
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 24:209-24. 2009
    ..Their main link to the "outside" world is access to medical and social services. Despite some hardships, many prefer living alone because it has become familiar and personally comfortable...
  11. ncbi request reprint Death makes news: the social impact of disease on newspaper coverage
    R C Adelman
    Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2007, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 41:347-67. 2000
    ..This paper is an integrated analysis of newspaper coverage, epidemiological rates, and recent social history of six prominent diseases...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sex differentials in health and mortality
    L M Verbrugge
    Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109
    Women Health 12:103-45. 1987
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