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Does participation in voluntary organizations protect against risky alcohol and tobacco use? Findings from the UK panel data

Maria K. Pavlova, Matthias Lühr, Maike Luhmann

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial NetworksSocial CapitalHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial Behaviour


Multi-ancestry genome-wide gene–smoking interaction study of 387,272 individuals identifies new loci associated with serum lipids

Amy R. Bentley, Yun J. Sung, Michael R. Brown, Thomas W. Winkler, Aldi T. Kraja

Drug/Alcohol AbuseDemographyHealthBiology


Genetic landscape of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease identifies heterogeneous cell-type and phenotype associations

Phuwanat Sakornsakolpat, Dmitry Prokopenko, Maxime Lamontagne, Nicola F. Reeve, Anna L. Guyatt

Drug/Alcohol AbuseHealthBiologyGenetics


Information, expectations and transition to higher education: final report

Adeline Delavande, Laura Fumagalli

Information NetworksYoung PeopleSocial StratificationHigher Education


Genome-wide association analyses of risk tolerance and risky behaviors in over 1 million individuals identify hundreds of loci and shared genetic influences

Richard Karlsson Linnér, Pietro Biroli, Edward Kong, S. Fleur W. Meddens, Robbee Wedow

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial BehaviourBiologyGenetics


Smoking among adults with and without disabilities in the UK

Eric Emerson

Drug/Alcohol AbuseDisabilityHealth


Exome chip meta-analysis fine maps causal variants and elucidates the genetic architecture of rare coding variants in smoking and alcohol use

David M. Brazel, Yu Jiang, Jordan M. Hughey, Valérie Turcot, Xiaowei Zhan

Drug/Alcohol AbuseMedicineScience And TechnologyPsychiatryHealthBiologyGenetics


Unravelling the ‘immigrant health paradox’: ethnic maintenance, discrimination, and health behaviours of the foreign born and their children in England

Renee Reichl Luthra, Alita Nandi, Michaela Benzeval

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial GroupsSocial NetworksMigrationEthnic GroupsHealthSocial BehaviourRace Relations


Cutting through the app: how can mobile health apps meet their true potential?

George Holley-Moore, Dean Hochlaf

Drug/Alcohol AbuseInformation And Communication TechnologiesDemographyHealth


Impacts of smoke-free public places legislation on inequalities in youth smoking uptake: study protocol for a secondary analysis of UK survey data

Philip Emeka Anyanwu, Peter Craig, Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Michael James Green

Drug/Alcohol AbuseLaw And LegislationYoung PeopleHealthSocial BehaviourSocial Psychology


Timing of poverty in childhood and adolescent health: evidence from the US and UK

Michael J. Green, Haley Stritzel, Chelsea Smith, Frank Popham, Robert Crosnoe

Drug/Alcohol AbuseDisabilityYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentPovertyWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Sexual orientation health inequality: evidence from Understanding Society, the UK Longitudinal Household Study

Cara L. Booker, Gerulf Rieger, Jennifer B. Unger

Drug/Alcohol AbuseDisabilityPsychologyWell BeingHealth


Smoking history and genome wide DNA methylation in Understanding Society (wave 3)

Alex Andrayas

Drug/Alcohol AbuseScience And TechnologyHealthSocial StratificationBiologyGenetics


Evidence for large-scale gene-by-smoking interaction effects on pulmonary function

H. Aschard, Martin D. Tobin, D. B. Hancock, D. Skurnik, A. Sood

Drug/Alcohol AbuseMedicineScience And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


Sexual orientation and mental health: what can population studies offer?

Joanna Semlyen, Michael King, Justin Varney, Gareth Hagger-Johnson

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial GroupsPsychologyWell BeingHealthSurveys


What could keep young people away from alcohol and cigarettes? Findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Noriko Cable, Maria Francisca Roman Mella, Yvonne Kelly

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial NetworksYoung PeopleWell BeingHealthSocial Behaviour


Improving lives: helping workless families

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Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial ExclusionYoung PeopleEducationLabour MarketHouseholdsUnemploymentPublic PolicyFamily Formation And DissolutionDebt: IndebtednessWell Being


Easing the transition: the relationship between alcohol and labour market activity in the over 50s population of the UK

George Holley-Moore, Brian Beach, Cesira Urzi Brancati

Drug/Alcohol AbuseOlder PeopleLabour MarketUnemploymentWell BeingHealth


Multiple health behaviours among mothers and partners in England: clustering, social patterning and intra-couple concordance

Hilary Graham, Jayne Hutchinson, Catherine Law, Lucinda Platt, Heather Wardle

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial GroupsDemographyFamily Formation And DissolutionHealthSocial BehaviourSociology Of Households


Measuring alcohol consumption: comparing the Health Survey for England and Understanding Society

Anne Conolly

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSurvey Methodology


Youth drinking in transition

Ian Wybron

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial NetworksYoung PeoplePublic PolicyWell BeingSocial BehaviourSocial Psychology


Youthful abandon: why are young people drinking less?

Aveek Bhattacharya

Drug/Alcohol AbusePsychologyYoung PeopleSocial Behaviour


Social networking sites and employment status: an investigation based on Understanding Society data

John Mowbray, Robert Raeside, Hazel Hall, Peter Robertson

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial NetworksScience And TechnologyInformation NetworksYoung PeopleLabour Market


Sexual orientation and symptoms of common mental disorder or low wellbeing: combined meta-analysis of 12 UK population health surveys

Joanna Semlyen, Michael King, Justin Varney, Gareth Hagger-Johnson

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial GroupsPsychologyWell BeingHealthSurveys


Prevalence and psychiatric correlates of neighbourhood satisfaction and its impact on adolescent behaviours: UK Understanding Society cohort, 2011–2012

Ivy Shiue

Drug/Alcohol AbuseArea EffectsPsychiatryYoung PeopleWell BeingHealthSocial Behaviour