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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


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


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


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 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


Assessing the relationships between young adults’ travel and use of the internet over time

Guoqiang Wu, Jinhyun Hong, Piyushimita Thakuriah

Environmental SociologyInformation And Communication TechnologiesPsychologyYoung PeopleSocial AttitudesTravelSocial Behaviour


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


A shorter working week for everyone: how much paid work is needed for mental health and well-being?

Daiga Kamerāde, Senhu Wang, Brendan Burchell, Sarah Ursula Balderson, Adam Coutts

PsychologyTime UseLabour MarketWell BeingHealth


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

Bert Van Landeghem

PsychologyEconomicsSurvey MethodologyWell Being


The health effects of Sure Start

Sarah Cattan, Gabriella Conti, Christine Farquharson, Rita Ginja

Area EffectsChild DevelopmentEconomicsPovertyPublic PolicyWell BeingHealth


Understanding cultural omnivores: social and political attitudes

Tak Wing Chan

PsychologyEducationArtsSocial AttitudesSociologySocial Mobility


Socioeconomic status and the structure of the self-concept

Matthew J. Easterbrook, Toon Kuppens, Antony S. R. Manstead

PsychologyDemographySocial StratificationSocial Psychology


The impact of bullying victimisation on mental wellbeing

Georgios Marios Chrysanthou, Chrysovalantis Vasilakis

PsychologyYoung PeopleWell BeingHealthSocial Psychology


Giving behaviours and social cohesion: how people who 'give' make better communities

Lorna Zischka

PsychologyWell BeingSocietiesSocial CapitalSocial BehaviourSocial Psychology


Social media’s enduring effect on adolescent life satisfaction

Amy Orben, Tobias Dienlin, Andrew K. Przybylski

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial NetworksPsychologyTime UseYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


Long work hours, weekend working and depressive symptoms in men and women: findings from a UK population-based study

Gillian Weston, Afshin Zilanawala, Elizabeth Webb, Livia A. Carvalho, Anne McMunn

PsychologyLabour MarketWell BeingHealth


Parental responses to information about school quality: evidence from linked survey and administrative data

Ellen Greaves, Iftikhar Hussain, Birgitta Rabe, Imran Rasul

EducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsEconomicsPublic Policy


Economic shocks on subjective well-being: re-assessing the determinants of life-satisfaction after the 2008 financial crisis

Aurelie Charles, Dongxu Wu, Zhongmin Wu

Social GroupsPsychologyEconomicsWell BeingFinanceSocial Psychology


Universal family background effects on education across and within societies

Michael Grätz, Kieron J. Barclay, Øyvind N. Wiborg, Torkild H. Lyngstad, Aleksi Karhula

Social GroupsEducationChild DevelopmentHouseholdsSocietiesSocial Mobility


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