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The Big-Five personality factors, mental health, and social-demographic indicators as independent predictors of gratification delay

Adrian Furnham, Helen Cheng

PsychologyDemographyWell BeingHealthSocial Stratification


Does repeated measurement improve income data quality?

Paul Fisher

EconomicsSurvey MethodologyIncome Dynamics


An integrated approach to bias in a longitudinal survey in the United Kingdom: assessing construct, method, and item bias in the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12)

Isabel Benítez, Byron G. Adams, Jia He

PsychologyDemographyMigrationSurvey MethodologyEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealthSurveys


Is there a link between air pollution and impaired memory? Evidence on 34,000 English citizens

Nattavudh Powdthavee, Andrew J. Oswald

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyEconomicsHealth


Does immigrant generation matter? Re-examining the ethnic density effects on mental health of ethnic minorities in Britain

Yudong Yan, Shuyi Wang, Wanying Zhou, Senhu Wang, Shun Gong

Area EffectsGeographyDemographyMigrationEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealth


Measuring changes in subjective well-being from engagement in the arts, culture and sport

Daniel Wheatley, Craig Bickerton

PsychologyWell BeingSportArtsSocial Behaviour


Consideration of environmental factors in reflections on car purchases: attitudinal, behavioural and sociodemographic predictors among a large UK sample

Samuel Chng, Mathew P. White, Charles Abraham, Stephen Skippon

Environmental SociologyPsychologyEconomicsSocial AttitudesTransportSocial Behaviour


Is there a fatherhood wage premium? A reassessment in societies with strong male-breadwinner legacies

Gabriele Mari

Labour MarketEconomicsChildbearing: FertilityWages And EarningsSociology Of Households


Happy free willies? Investigating the relationship between freelancing and subjective well-being

Peter van der Zwan, Jolanda Hessels, Martijn Burger

Management: BusinessLabour MarketWell Being


Sexual identity and wellbeing: a distributional analysis

Samuel Mann, David Blackaby, Nigel O’Leary

PsychologyEconomicsWell Being


Main and interactive effects of inflammation and perceived neighbourhood cohesion on psychological distress: results from a population-based study in the UK

Efstathios Papachristou, Eirini Flouri, Theodora Kokosi, Marta Francesconi

Area EffectsPsychologyWell BeingHealthSocial BehaviourBiology


Are flexible work arrangements associated with lower levels of chronic stress-related biomarkers? A study of 6025 employees in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Tarani Chandola, Cara L. Booker, Meena Kumari, Michaela Benzeval

Sociology Of LabourLabour MarketWell BeingHealthCaregivingBiology


Involvement with the arts and participation in cultural events - does personality moderate impact on well-being? Evidence from the U.K. Household Panel Survey

Dorota Weziak-Białowolska, Piotr Białowolski, Pier Luigi Sacco

PsychologyTime UseWell BeingHealthArts


Validating overcrowding measures using the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Noriko Cable, Amanda Sacker

Living StandardsWell BeingHealthSurveysSocial StratificationHousing Market


Mind the “happiness” gap: the relationship between cohabitation, marriage, and subjective well-being in the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, and Norway

Brienna Perelli-Harris, Stefanie Hoherz, Trude Lappegard, Ann Evans

Family Formation And DissolutionWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Acute health shocks and labour market outcomes: evidence from the post crash era

Andrew M. Jones, Nigel Rice, Francesca Zantomio

Labour MarketEconomicsHealth


Spatial influences on domains of life satisfaction in the UK

Chris Hand

Area EffectsPsychologyUrban SociologyGeographyRural SociologyWell BeingHealth


Post-conflict area-based regeneration policy in deprived urban neighbourhoods

Gretta Mohan, Alberto Longo, Frank Kee

Area EffectsGeographySocial ExclusionUrban EconomyReligionEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsGovernment


Cognitive ability as a moderator of the association between social disadvantage and psychological distress: evidence from a population-based sample

Emma Bridger, Michael Daly

Social GroupsPsychologySocial ExclusionWell BeingHealthSocial Stratification


The relationship between personality and job satisfaction across occupations

Maria Törnroos, Markus Jokela, Christian Hakulinen

PsychologyLabour MarketWell Being


The role of the physical environment in adolescent mental health

Marie A.E. Mueller, Eirini Flouri, Theodora Kokosi

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsGeographyYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


Examining the link between flexible working arrangement bundles and employee work effort

Argyro Avgoustaki, Ioulia Bessa

PsychologyHuman CapitalSociology Of LabourLabour MarketEconomicsSocial Behaviour


Informal caregiving patterns and trajectories of psychological distress in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Rebecca E. Lacey, Anne McMunn, Elizabeth Webb

DisabilityOlder PeoplePsychologyWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCaregiving


Who got the Brexit blues? The effect of Brexit on subjective wellbeing in the UK

Nattavudh Powdthavee, Anke C. Plagnol, Paul Frijters, Andrew E. Clark

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourWell Being


The disutility of commuting? The effect of gender and local labor markets

Nikita Jacob, Luke Munford, Nigel Rice, Jennifer Roberts

Area EffectsTime UseUrban EconomyLabour MarketEconomicsWell BeingTransportCommuting