Mai Stafford

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Medical Research
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Parental separation and adult psychological distress: an investigation of material and relational mechanisms
    Rebecca E Lacey
    Department Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, 1 19 Torrington Place, WC1E 6BT London, UK
    BMC Public Health 14:272. 2014
  2. pmc Adolescent conduct problems and premature mortality: follow-up to age 65 years in a national birth cohort
    B Maughan
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre at King s College London Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Psychol Med 44:1077-86. 2014
  3. pmc Social isolation and diurnal cortisol patterns in an ageing cohort
    Mai Stafford
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, London, UK Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:2737-45. 2013
  4. pmc Socio-economic differences in the health-related quality of life impact of cardiovascular conditions
    Mai Stafford
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 22:301-5. 2012
  5. pmc The effect of housing on the mental health of older people: the impact of lifetime housing history in Whitehall II
    Philippa L Howden-Chapman
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, University of Otago, 23A Mein St, Wellington, 6021, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 11:682. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Positive and negative exchanges in social relationships as predictors of depression: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Mai Stafford
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Aging Health 23:607-28. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Fear of racism, employment and expected organizational racism: their association with health
    Laia Becares
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 19:504-10. 2009
  8. pmc Lifetime socioeconomic inequalities in physical and cognitive aging
    Louise Hurst
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Am J Public Health 103:1641-8. 2013
  9. doi request reprint It matters what you measure: a systematic literature review examining whether young people in poorer socioeconomic circumstances are more at risk of chlamydia
    Jessica Sheringham
    Department of Applied Health Research, University College London, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 89:175-80. 2013
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Parental separation and adult psychological distress: an investigation of material and relational mechanisms
    Rebecca E Lacey
    Department Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, 1 19 Torrington Place, WC1E 6BT London, UK
    BMC Public Health 14:272. 2014
    ..We investigate why this association exists, focussing on material and relational mechanisms and in particular on the way in which these link across the life course...
  2. pmc Adolescent conduct problems and premature mortality: follow-up to age 65 years in a national birth cohort
    B Maughan
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre at King s College London Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Psychol Med 44:1077-86. 2014
    ..We set out to assess the prospective association between adolescent conduct problems and premature mortality in a population-based sample of men and women followed to the age of 65 years...
  3. pmc Social isolation and diurnal cortisol patterns in an ageing cohort
    Mai Stafford
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, London, UK Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:2737-45. 2013
    ..Social isolation may operate as a psychosocial stressor which disrupts functioning of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis...
  4. pmc Socio-economic differences in the health-related quality of life impact of cardiovascular conditions
    Mai Stafford
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 22:301-5. 2012
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  5. pmc The effect of housing on the mental health of older people: the impact of lifetime housing history in Whitehall II
    Philippa L Howden-Chapman
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, University of Otago, 23A Mein St, Wellington, 6021, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 11:682. 2011
    ..This study describes differences in trajectories of self-reported mental health in an ageing cohort, according to their housing, while controlling for confounders...
  6. doi request reprint Positive and negative exchanges in social relationships as predictors of depression: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Mai Stafford
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Aging Health 23:607-28. 2011
    ..To investigate whether the impact of negative and positive social exchanges on depression depends on relationship type among late middle age and older adults...
  7. doi request reprint Fear of racism, employment and expected organizational racism: their association with health
    Laia Becares
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 19:504-10. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc Lifetime socioeconomic inequalities in physical and cognitive aging
    Louise Hurst
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Am J Public Health 103:1641-8. 2013
    ..We examined the relationship between childhood and adult socioeconomic position (SEP) and objectively assessed, later-life functioning...
  9. doi request reprint It matters what you measure: a systematic literature review examining whether young people in poorer socioeconomic circumstances are more at risk of chlamydia
    Jessica Sheringham
    Department of Applied Health Research, University College London, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 89:175-80. 2013
    ..England has invested in chlamydia screening interventions for young people. It is not known whether young people in poorer socioeconomic circumstances (SEC) are at greater risk of chlamydia and therefore in greater need of screening...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pathways to obesity: identifying local, modifiable determinants of physical activity and diet
    Mai Stafford
    UCL Medical School, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:1882-97. 2007
    ..Public health professionals should seek to work alongside or within these organisations to capitalise on opportunities to improve health...
  12. pmc Physical capability and subsequent positive mental wellbeing in older people: findings from five HALCyon cohorts
    Rachel Cooper
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, University College London, 33 Bedford Place, London, WC1B 5JU, UK
    Age (Dordr) 36:445-56. 2014
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  13. doi request reprint Childhood socio-economic position and adult smoking: are childhood psychosocial factors important? Evidence from a British birth cohort
    Rebecca E Lacey
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 21:725-31. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint Psychological distress among immigrants and visible minorities in Canada: a contextual analysis
    Mai Stafford
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 57:428-41. 2011
    ..Immigrants to Canada are less likely to report depression compared with the non-immigrant population. This healthy migrant effect has not so far been explained by demographic and socioeconomic determinants of health...
  15. ncbi request reprint Monitoring inequalities in the National Chlamydia Screening Programme in England: added value of ACORN, a commercial geodemographic classification tool
    Jessica Sheringham
    Health Care Evaluation Group, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Sex Health 6:57-62. 2009
    ..The present study examined the validity and added value of combining ACORN, a commercial tool, with an established deprivation index to improve monitoring of inequalities in the National Chlamydia Screening Programme (NCSP) in England...
  16. doi request reprint Evaluating the health inequalities impact of area-based initiatives across the socioeconomic spectrum: a controlled intervention study of the New Deal for Communities, 2002-2008
    Mai Stafford
    Reader in Social Epidemiology, MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing at UCL, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 68:979-86. 2014
    ..Previous evaluations of area-based initiatives have not compared intervention areas with the full range of areas from top to bottom of the social spectrum to evaluate their health inequalities impact...
  17. ncbi request reprint How do objective and subjective assessments of neighbourhood influence social and physical functioning in older age? Findings from a British survey of ageing
    Ann Bowling
    University College London, London, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 64:2533-49. 2007
    ..The unique value of this paper is its inclusion of the influence of perceived neighbourhood on the social and physical functioning of an older population, which are key components of active ageing...
  18. doi request reprint The ethnic density effect on alcohol use among ethnic minority people in the UK
    Laia Becares
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:20-5. 2011
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