Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Arber S, Bote, M. and Meadows R. (2009) ‘Gender and the socio-patterning of self-reported sleep problems in Britain’, Social Science and Medicine, 68 (2):  281-289.   (WP1)

Dregan, A. and Armstrong, D.  (2009) ‘Age, cohort and period effects in the prevalence of sleep disturbances among older people: the impact of economic downturn’, Social Science Medicine, 69: 1432-38.  (WP1) [Selected for an Editorial (2009, 69: 1449-1451) written by David Harding, University of Michigan, because of the novel analytic methods employed]

Dregan, A. and Armstrong, D. (2010) ‘Adolescence sleep disturbances as predictors of adulthood sleep disturbances’, Journal of Adolescent Health. (WP1)

Revell, V. and Skene, D.J. (2010) ‘Impact of age on human non-visual responses to light’, Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 8: 84-94 (WP5/WP6)

Meadows, R., Luff, R., Eyers, I., Venn, S., Cope, E. and Arber, S. (2010) ‘An actigraphic study comparing community dwelling poor sleepers with non-demented care home residents’, Chronobiology International, 27 (4): 842-854. (WP2/WP3)

Venn, S. and Arber, S. (2011) ‘Daytime sleep and active ageing in later life’, Ageing and Society,31 (2): 197-216. (WP2)

Arber, S. and Venn, S. (2011) ‘Caregiving at night: Understanding the impact on carers’, Journal of Aging Studies, 25: 155-165. (WP2)

Luff, R., Ellmers, T., Eyers, I., Young, E., Arber, S. (2011) ‘Time spent in bed at night by care homes residents: Choice or compromise?’, Ageing and Society, 31 (7): 1229-50. (WP3)

Dregan, A. and Armstrong, D. (2011) ‘Cross-country variation in sleep disturbance among working and older age groups: An analysis based on the European Social Survey’, International Psychogeriatrics, 23 (9): 1413-20. (WP1)

Morgan K, Kucharczyk E, Gregory P. (2011) ‘Insomnia: evidence-based approaches to assessment and management’. Clinical Medicine, 11(3): 278-281 (WP4).

Lalluka, T., Dregan, A. and Armstrong, D. (2011) ‘Comparison of a sleep item from the GHQ-12 with the Jenkins sleep questionnaire as measures of sleep disturbances’, Journal of Epidemiology, 21(6): 474-80. (WP1)

Meadows, R. and Arber, S. (2012) ‘Understanding sleep among couples: Gender and the social patterning of sleep maintenance among younger and older couples’, Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 3 (1): 66-79. (WP1)

Venn, S. and Arber, S. (2012) ‘Understanding older peoples' decisions about the use of sleeping medication: Issues of control and autonomy’, Sociology of Health and Illness, 34 (8). Online (WP2)

Eyers, I, Young, E., Luff, R., Ellmers, T. & Arber, S. (2012) ‘Rhetoric and reality in daily life in English care homes:the role of organised activities’, International Journal of Ageing and Later Life 6(2). Online (WP3)

Morgan, K., Gregory, P., Tomeny, M., David, B.M. and Gascoigne, C. (2012) 'Self-help treatment for insomnia symptoms associated with chronic conditions in older adults: a randomised controlled trial', Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (forthcoming) (WP4).

Venn, S., Meadows, R. and Arber, S. (2012) 'Gender differences in approaches to self-management of poor sleep in later life', Social Science and Medicine, Special Issue on 'Sleep, Culture and Health' Online (WP2)

Practitioner Articles

Skene D. (2009) ‘Testing blue light with the elderly’. Lighting Journal, 74 (3): 15-18. (WP6)

Skene D.J. (2009) ‘Testing blue light with the elderly’, Lighting Journal, 74 (3): 15-18. (WP6)

Ellmers, T. (2010) ‘Promoting good sleep in care homes’, Caring Times, December, p 14. (WP3)

Venn, S., Luff, R., Ellmers, T., Arber, S., Eyers, I. (2010) ‘Optimising quality sleep among older people in the community and care homes: Some key findings’, Generations Review, 20: 4. (WP2/WP3)http://www.britishgerontology.org/10newsletter4/research5.asp

Eyers, I., Young, E., Luff, R. and Arber, S. (2012) ‘'Striking the balance: night care versus the facilitation of good sleep', British Journal of Nursing, 21(5): 303-307.(WP3)

Book Chapters

Meadows, R and Venn, S. (2009) Constructing Identities: Postmodernism, Pragmatism and a Third Way? In J. Powell and T. Gilbert Ageing Identity: A Dialogue with Postmodernism, pp. 81 -91 Nova Science Publishers  (WP2)

Arber, S. and Meadows, R. (2011) ‘Social and Health Patterning of Sleep Quality and Duration’. In S McFall and C Garrington (eds) Understanding Society: Early Findings from the first wave of the UK's Household Longitudinal Study, Colchester: ISER, University of Essex, pp 88-98. (WP1)

August 2012