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The change and stability of NEO scores over six-years: a British study and a short review

Adrian Furnham, Helen Cheng

PsychologySurvey MethodologyLife Course Analysis


The relationship between personality and job satisfaction across occupations

Maria Törnroos, Markus Jokela, Christian Hakulinen

PsychologyLabour MarketWell Being


Stable traits but unstable measures? Identifying panel effects in self-reflective survey questions

Bert Van Landeghem

PsychologyEconomicsSurvey MethodologyWell Being


Advances in comparative survey methods: multinational, multiregional, and multicultural contexts (3MC)


Best practices for panel maintenance and retention

Nicole Watson, Eva Leissou, Heidi Guyer, Mark Wooden


Investigating call record data using sequence analysis to inform adaptive survey designs

Gabriele B. Durrant, Olga Maslovskaya, Peter W.F. Smith


Trans-ethnic association study of blood pressure determinants in over 750,000 individuals

Ayush Giri, Jacklyn N. Hellwege, Jacob M. Keaton, Jihwan Park, Chengxiang Qiu

Ethnic GroupsHealthBiologyGenetics


The impact of bullying victimisation on mental wellbeing

Georgios Marios Chrysanthou, Chrysovalantis Vasilakis

PsychologyYoung PeopleWell BeingHealthSocial Psychology


Assessing the robustness of sisVIVE in a Mendelian randomization study to estimate the causal effect of body mass index on income using multiple SNPs from Understanding Society

Yanchun Bao, Paul Clarke, Melissa Smart, Meena Kumari

Income DynamicsBiologyGenetics


A new look at the housing antecedents of separation

Rory Coulter, Michael Thomas

DemographyFamily Formation And DissolutionHousing Market


Employment, education, and family: revealing the motives behind internal migration in Great Britain

Michael J. Thomas

GeographyMigrationHouseholds


Early-life inequalities and biological ageing: a multisystem Biological Health Score approach in Understanding Society

Maryam Karimi, Raphaële Castagné, Cyrille Delpierre, Gaëlle Albertus, Eloïse Berger

HealthSocial StratificationBiology


Item nonresponse rates and panel conditioning in a longitudinal survey among youth

Aigul Mavletova, Peter Lynn

Young PeopleHouseholdsSurvey Methodology


How to support a parent in emotional distress – as nearly a third of children are impacted


Record number of children living with parent in emotional distress


Almost one in three children living under same roof as emotionally distressed parent


Percentage of children with parent in emotional distress at record high


One in three children lives with a parent suffering emotional distress – the highest on record


Exploring changes in active travel uptake and cessation across the lifespan: longitudinal evidence from the UK Household Longitudinal Survey

Chance Taylor Pistoll, Steven Cummins

Labour MarketHealthLife Course AnalysisTransportCommutingTravelSocial Stratification


Returns to work after retirement: a prospective study of unretirement in the United Kingdom

Loretta G. Platts, Laurie M. Corna, Diana Worts, Peggy McDonough, Debora Price

Older PeopleLabour MarketEconomicsLife Course Analysis


Bigmelon: tools for analysing large DNA methylation datasets

Tyler J. Gorrie-Stone, Melissa Smart, Ayden Saffari, Karim Malki, Eilis Hannon

Statistical AnalysisComputingGenetics


Housework, gender role attitudes, and couples' fertility intentions: reconsidering men's roles in gender theories of family change

Barbara S. Okun, Liat Raz-Yurovich

Social ChangeChildbearing: FertilityLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesSociology Of Households


The educational aspirations and psychological well-being of adopted young people in the UK

Andrew Brown, Cerith S. Waters, Katherine H. Shelton

PsychologyYoung PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentLabour MarketWell BeingLife Course AnalysisSociology Of Households


Proportion of children living with at least one parent reporting emotional distress. Details, methodology and supporting information

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Lone ParentsYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentUnemploymentWell BeingHealthSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Data tables: children living with parents in emotional distress, 2019 update

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Statistical AnalysisLone ParentsYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentUnemploymentWell BeingHealthSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology