L M Verbrugge

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Disability Experience and Measurement
    Lois M Verbrugge
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Aging Health 28:1124-58. 2016
  2. pmc Disability Rises Gradually for a Cohort of Older Americans
    Lois M Verbrugge
    Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci . 2016
  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. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Disability Experience and Measurement
    Lois M Verbrugge
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Aging Health 28:1124-58. 2016
    ..Contemporary models of disability are presented, ranging from visual images to formal theories. The article ends on how scientists can facilitate movement of disability science into health care practice and policy. ..
  2. pmc Disability Rises Gradually for a Cohort of Older Americans
    Lois M Verbrugge
    Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci . 2016
    ..As some people exit by mortality, do average disability levels for the living cohort rise rapidly, rise gradually, stay steady, or decline?..
  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. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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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