Prof Jenny Head

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Name: Jenny Head Email: j.head@ucl.ac.uk
Title: Prof Tel: +44 (0)207 679 1683
Department: Epidemiology & Public Health Fax: +44 (0)20 7813 0242
Position: Professor of Medical and Social Statistics Address: 1 - 19 Torrington Place, London, London, WC1E 7HB
Research Domain: Ageing, Human Wellbeing, Neuroscience, Populations & Lifelong Health Web Page: Personal Web Page

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Research Description

Research interests include the link between working conditions and health; causes and consequences of sickness absence; the association between type of alcoholic beverage and heart disease; factors contributing to social inequalities in physical and mental health; pathways from childhood to adult health. Current interests in statistical methodology include: analysis of longitudinal data, missing data, survival analysis, modelling non-linear dose-response relationships, multilevel models.

Research Activities

Alcohol Research

Research on Extending Working Lives

Education Description

Jenny Head teaches on the MSc Health and Society: Social Epidemiology. She also organises advanced statistics courses for postgraduate students throughout UCL including 'Statistical Methods for Epidemiology and Social Science' and 'Multilevel models for Health Research'.

UCL Collaborators

Dr Noriko Cable; Dr Mai Stafford; Dr Dorina Cadar; Dr Ewan Carr; Dr Annie Britton; Dr Nicola Shelton; Dr Gareth Hagger-Johnson; Dr Sadie Boniface; Dr Emily Murray; Prof Diana Kuh; Dr Steven Bell; Dr Paola Zaninotto

External Collaborators

Publications

    2014

    • Liao J, Head J, Kumari M, Stansfeld S, Kivimaki M, Singh-Manoux A, Brunner EJ (2014). Negative Aspects of Close Relationships as Risk Factors for Cognitive Aging.. Am J Epidemiol, , - . doi:10.1093/aje/kwu236
    • Stenholm S, Westerlund H, Salo P, Hyde M, Pentti J, Head J, Kivimäki M, Vahtera J (2014). Age-related trajectories of physical functioning in work and retirement: the role of sociodemographic factors, lifestyle and disease.. J Epidemiol Community Health, , - . doi:10.1136/jech-2013-203555
    • Stenholm S, Westerlund H, Head J, Hyde M, Kawachi I, Pentti J, Kivimäki M, Vahtera J (2014). Comorbidity and Functional Trajectories From Midlife to Old Age: The Health and Retirement Study.. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, , - . doi:10.1093/gerona/glu113

    2013

    • Stansfeld SA, Shipley MJ, Head J, Fuhrer R, Kivimaki M (2013). Work characteristics and personal social support as determinants of subjective well-being.. PLoS One, 8(11), e81115 - . doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0081115
    • Falkenberg H, Fransson EI, Westerlund H, Head JA (2013). Short- and long-term effects of major organisational change on minor psychiatric disorder and self-rated health: results from the Whitehall II study. OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, 70(10), 688 - 696. doi:10.1136/oemed-2013-101385
    • Wang M, Alexanderson K, Runeson B, Head J, Melchior M, Perski A, Mittendorfer-Rutz E (2013). Are all-cause and diagnosis-specific sickness absence, and sick-leave duration risk indicators for suicidal behaviour? A nationwide register-based cohort study of 4.9 million inhabitants of Sweden.. Occup Environ Med, , - . doi:10.1136/oemed-2013-101462
    • Clark C, Head J, Stansfeld SA (2013). Longitudinal effects of aircraft noise exposure on children's health and cognition: A six-year follow-up of the UK RANCH cohort. JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY, 35, 1 - 9. doi:10.1016/j.jenvp.2013.03.002
    • Head J, Stansfeld SA, Ebmeier KP, Geddes JR, Allan CL, Lewis G, Kivimäki M (2013). Use of self-administered instruments to assess psychiatric disorders in older people: validity of the General Health Questionnaire, the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale and the self-completion version of the revised Clinical Interview Schedule.. Psychol Med, 43(12), 2649 - 2656. doi:10.1017/S0033291713000342
    • Wenborn J, Challis D, Head J, Miranda-Castillo C, Popham C, Thakur R, Illes J, Orrell M (2013). Providing activity for people with dementia in care homes: a cluster randomised controlled trial.. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry, 28(12), 1296 - 1304. doi:10.1002/gps.3960
    • Kumari M, Head J, Bartley M, Stansfeld S, Kivimaki M (2013). Maternal separation in childhood and diurnal cortisol patterns in mid-life: findings from the Whitehall II study.. Psychol Med, 43(3), 633 - 643. doi:10.1017/S0033291712001353
    • Melchior M, Chastang JF, Head J, Goldberg M, Zins M, Nabi H, Younès N (2013). Socioeconomic position predicts long-term depression trajectory: a 13-year follow-up of the GAZEL cohort study.. Mol Psychiatry, 18(1), 112 - 121. doi:10.1038/mp.2011.116
    • Sabia S, Dumurgier J, Tavernier B, Head J, Tzourio C, Elbaz A (2013). Change in Fast Walking Speed Preceding Death: Results From a Prospective Longitudinal Cohort Study.. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, , - . doi:10.1093/gerona/glt114
    • Zaninotto P, Sacker A, Head J (2013). Relationship between wealth and age trajectories of walking speed among older adults: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 68(12), 1525 - 1531. doi:10.1093/gerona/glt058
    • Akbaraly TN, Kumari M, Head J, Ritchie K, Ancelin ML, Tabák AG, Brunner E, Chaudieu I, Marmot MG, Ferrie JE, Shipley MJ, Kivimäki M (2013). Glycemia, insulin resistance, insulin secretion, and risk of depressive symptoms in middle age.. Diabetes Care, 36(4), 928 - 934. doi:10.2337/dc12-0239

    2012

    • Wang M, Alexanderson K, Runeson B, Head J, Mittendorfer-Rutz E (2012). Does diagnosis-specific sickness absence predict suicidal behaviour?- A nationwide register-based study in Sweden. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 22, 269 - 269.
    • Mittendorfer-Rutz E, Kjeldgård L, Runeson B, Perski A, Melchior M, Head J, Alexanderson K (2012). Sickness absence due to specific mental diagnoses and all-cause and cause-specific mortality: a cohort study of 4.9 million inhabitants of Sweden.. PLoS One, 7(9), e45788 - . doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045788
    • Clark C, Head J, Stansfeld S (2012). The long-term effects of aircraft noise exposure on children's cognition: findings from the UK RANCH follow-up study.. J Acoust Soc Am, 131(4), 3508 - .
    • Elovainio M, Ferrie JE, Singh-Manoux A, Shipley M, Batty GD, Head J, Hamer M, Jokela M, Virtanen M, Brunner EJ, Marmot MG, Kivimaeki M (2012). RE: "SOCIOECONOMIC DIFFERENCES IN CARDIOMETABOLIC FACTORS: SOCIAL CASUSATION OR HEALTH-RELATED SELECTION? EVIDENCE FROM THE WHITEHALL II COHORT STUDY, 1991-2004" REPLY. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY, 175(4), 360 - 361. doi:10.1093/aje/kwr517
    • Rydstedt LW, Stansfeld SA, Head J, Woodley-Jones D (2012). Quality of workplace social relationships and perceived health. Psychological Reports, 110(3), 781 - 790. doi:10.2466/01.13.21.PR0.110.3.781-790
    • Alexanderson K, Kivimäki M, Ferrie JE, Westerlund H, Vahtera J, Singh-Manoux A, Melchior M, Zins M, Goldberg M, Head J (2012). Diagnosis-specific sick leave as a long-term predictor of disability pension: a 13-year follow-up of the GAZEL cohort study.. J Epidemiol Community Health, 66(2), 155 - 159. doi:10.1136/jech.2010.126789
    • Kelly YJ, Sacker A, Gray R, Kelly J, Wolke D, Head J, Quigley MA (2012). Light drinking during pregnancy: still no increased risk for socioemotional difficulties or cognitive deficits at 5 years of age?. J Epidemiol Community Health, 66(1), 41 - 48. doi:10.1136/jech.2009.103002
    • Clark C, Crombie R, Head J, van Kamp I, van Kempen E, Stansfeld SA (2012). Does traffic-related air pollution explain associations of aircraft and road traffic noise exposure on children's health and cognition? A secondary analysis of the United Kingdom sample from the RANCH project.. Am J Epidemiol, 176(4), 327 - 337. doi:10.1093/aje/kws012
    • Stansfeld SA, Shipley MJ, Head J, Fuhrer R (2012). Repeated job strain and the risk of depression: longitudinal analyses from the Whitehall II study.. Am J Public Health, 102(12), 2360 - 2366. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2011.300589
    • Sabia S, Elbaz A, Dugravot A, Head J, Shipley M, Hagger-Johnson G, Kivimaki M, Singh-Manoux A (2012). Impact of smoking on cognitive decline in early old age: the Whitehall II cohort study.. Arch Gen Psychiatry, 69(6), 627 - 635. doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2011.2016

    2011

    • Sabia S, Elbaz A, Dugravot A, Head J, Shipley M, Hagger-Johnson G, Kivimaki M, Singh-Manoux A (2011). ASSOCIATION BETWEEN SMOKING HISTORY AND COGNITIVE DECLINE IN THE WHITEHALL II STUDY. GERONTOLOGIST, 51, 332 - 332.
    • Elovainio M, Ferrie JE, Singh-Manoux A, Shipley M, Batty GD, Head J, Hamer M, Jokela M, Virtanen M, Brunner E, Marmot MG, Kivimaki M (2011). Socioeconomic Differences in Cardiometabolic Factors: Social Causation or Health-related Selection? Evidence From the Whitehall II Cohort Study, 1991-2004. AM J EPIDEMIOL, 174(7), 779 - 789. doi:10.1093/aje/kwr149
    • Landy R, Head J, Richards M, Hardy R (2011). TESTING LIFE COURSE MODELS TO INVESTIGATE THE EFFECT OF SOCIOECONOMIC POSITION ON CRYSTALLISED COGNITIVE FUNCTION IN OLDER AGE, ACCOUNTING FOR MISSING DATA. J EPIDEMIOL COMMUN H, 65, - . doi:10.1136/jech.2011.143586.41
    • Elovainio M, Ferrie JE, Singh-Manoux A, Shipley M, Batty GD, Head J, Hamer M, Jokela M, Virtanen M, Brunner E, Marmot MG, Kivimäki M (2011). Socioeconomic differences in cardiometabolic factors: social causation or health-related selection? Evidence from the Whitehall II Cohort Study, 1991-2004.. Am J Epidemiol, 174(7), 779 - 789. doi:10.1093/aje/kwr149
    • Landy R, Head J, Richards M, Hardy R (2011). TESTING LIFE COURSE MODELS TO INVESTIGATE THE EFFECT OF SOCIOECONOMIC POSITION ON CRYSTALLISED COGNITIVE FUNCTION IN OLDER AGE, ACCOUNTING FOR MISSING DATA. doi:10.1136/jech.2011.142976c.26
    • Akbaraly TN, Ferrie JE, Berr C, Brunner EJ, Head J, Marmot MG, Singh-Manoux A, Ritchie K, Shipley MJ, Kivimaki M (2011). Alternative Healthy Eating Index and mortality over 18 y of follow-up: results from the Whitehall II cohort.. Am J Clin Nutr, 94(1), 247 - 253. doi:10.3945/ajcn.111.013128
    • Stansfeld SA, Fuhrer R, Head J (2011). Impact of common mental disorders on sickness absence in an occupational cohort study.. Occup Environ Med, 68(6), 408 - 413. doi:10.1136/oem.2010.056994
    • Jokela M, Singh-Manoux A, Shipley MJ, Ferrie JE, Gimeno D, Akbaraly TN, Head J, Elovainio M, Marmot MG, Kivimäki M (2011). Natural course of recurrent psychological distress in adulthood.. J Affect Disord, 130(3), 454 - 461. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2010.10.047
    • Rothon C, Head J, Klineberg E, Stansfeld S (2011). Can social support protect bullied adolescents from adverse outcomes? A prospective study on the effects of bullying on the educational achievement and mental health of adolescents at secondary schools in East London.. J Adolesc, 34(3), 579 - 588. doi:10.1016/j.adolescence.2010.02.007
    • Laaksonen E, Lallukka T, Lahelma E, Ferrie JE, Rahkonen O, Head J, Marmot MG, Martikainen P (2011). Economic difficulties and physical functioning in Finnish and British employees: contribution of social and behavioural factors.. Eur J Public Health, 21(4), 456 - 462. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckq089
    • Stansfeld SA, Rasul FR, Head J, Singleton N (2011). Occupation and mental health in a national UK survey.. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol, 46(2), 101 - 110. doi:10.1007/s00127-009-0173-7
    • Melchior M, Chastang J-F, Head J, Goldberg M, Zins M, Nabi H, Younes N (2011). SOCIOECONOMIC POSITION AND LONG-TERM DEPRESSION TRAJECTORY : A 13-YEAR FOLLOW-UP OF THE FRENCH GAZEL COHORT STUDY. EUROPEAN PSYCHIATRY, 26, - .
    • Ferrie JE, Kivimäki M, Westerlund H, Head J, Melchior M, Singh-Manoux A, Zins M, Goldberg M, Alexanderson K, Vahtera J (2011). Differences in the association between sickness absence and long-term sub-optimal health by occupational position: a 14-year follow-up in the GAZEL cohort.. Occup Environ Med, 68(10), 729 - 733. doi:10.1136/oem.2010.060210

    2010

    • Jokela M, Singh-Manoux A, Ferrie JE, Gimeno D, Akbaraly TN, Shipley MJ, Head J, Elovainio M, Marmot MG, Kivimäki M (2010). The association of cognitive performance with mental health and physical functioning strengthens with age: the Whitehall II cohort study.. Psychol Med, 40(5), 837 - 845. doi:10.1017/S0033291709991024
    • Vahtera J, Westerlund H, Ferrie JE, Head J, Melchior M, Singh-Manoux A, Zins M, Goldberg M, Alexanderson K, Kivimäki M (2010). All-cause and diagnosis-specific sickness absence as a predictor of sustained suboptimal health: a 14-year follow-up in the GAZEL cohort.. J Epidemiol Community Health, 64(4), 311 - 317. doi:10.1136/jech.2008.083923
    • Jayakody A, Sinha S, Tyler K, Khadr SN, Clark C, Klineberg E, Booy R, Bhui K, Head JJ, Stansfeld S, Roberts H, Viner RM (2010). Early Sexual Risk Among Black and Minority Ethnicity Teenagers: A Mixed Methods Study. Journal of Adolescent Health, , - .
    • Landy R, Hardy R, Head J, Richards M (2010). THE EFFECT OF MISSING DATA ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LIFECOURSE SOCIO-ECONOMIC POSITION AND VERBAL COGNITIVE ABILITY AT OLDER AGES. doi:10.1136/jech.2010.120956.30
    • Lahelma E, Lallukka T, Laaksonen M, Martikainen P, Rahkonen O, Chandola T, Head J, Marmot M, Kagamimori S, Tatsuse T, Sekine M (2010). Social class differences in health behaviours among employees from Britain, Finland and Japan: the influence of psychosocial factors.. Health Place, 16(1), 61 - 70. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2009.08.004
    • Stafford M, Brunner EJ, Head J, Ross NA (2010). Deprivation and the development of obesity a multilevel, longitudinal study in England.. Am J Prev Med, 39(2), 130 - 139. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2010.03.021
    • Ferrie JE, Kivimaki M, Westerlund H, Head J, Goldberg M, Vahtera J (2010). SOCIO-ECONOMIC DIFFERENCES IN THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN DIAGNOSIS-SPECIFIC SICKNESS ABSENCE AND SUBSEQUENT SUSTAINED SUB-OPTIMAL HEALTH: A 14-YEAR FOLLOW-UP IN THE GAZEL COHORT. INT J BEHAV MED, 17, 100 - 101.
    • Jokela M, Ferrie JE, Gimeno D, Chandola T, Shipley MJ, Head J, Vahtera J, Westerlund H, Marmot MG, Kivimäki M (2010). From midlife to early old age: health trajectories associated with retirement.. Epidemiology, 21(3), 284 - 290. doi:10.1097/EDE.0b013e3181d61f53
    • Stamatakis E, Zaninotto P, Falaschetti E, Mindell J, Head J (2010). Time trends in childhood and adolescent obesity in England from 1995 to 2007 and projections of prevalence to 2015. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 64(1), 167 - 174. doi:10.1136/jech.2009.098723
    • Melchior M, Ferrie JE, Alexanderson K, Goldberg M, Kivimaki M, Singh-Manoux A, Vahtera J, Westerlund H, Zins M, Head J (2010). Does sickness absence due to psychiatric disorder predict cause-specific mortality? A 16-year follow-up of the GAZEL occupational cohort study.. Am J Epidemiol, 172(6), 700 - 707. doi:10.1093/aje/kwq186

    2009

    • Laaksonen E, Martikainen P, Lallukka T, Lahelma E, Ferrie J, Rahkonen O, Marmot M, Head J (2009). Economic difficulties and common mental disorders among Finnish and British white-collar employees: the contribution of social and behavioural factors. J EPIDEMIOL COMMUN H, 63(6), 439 - 446. doi:10.1136/jech.2008.077198
    • Ferrie JE, Kivimäki M, Singh-Manoux A, Shortt A, Martikainen P, Head J, Marmot M, Gimeno D, De Vogli R, Elovainio M, Shipley MJ (2009). Non-response to baseline, non-response to follow-up and mortality in the Whitehall II cohort.. Int J Epidemiol, 38(3), 831 - 837. doi:10.1093/ije/dyp153
    • Zaninotto P, Head J, Stamatakis E, Wardle H, Mindell J (2009). Trends in obesity among adults in England from 1993 to 2004 by age and social class and projections of prevalence to 2012.. J Epidemiol Community Health, 63(2), 140 - 146. doi:10.1136/jech.2008.077305
    • Melchior M, Ferrie JE, Alexanderson K, Goldberg M, Kivimaki M, Singh-Manoux A, Vahtera J, Westerlund H, Zins M, Head J (2009). Using sickness absence records to predict future depression in a working population: prospective findings from the GAZEL cohort.. Am J Public Health, 99(8), 1417 - 1422. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2008.142273
    • Ferrie J, Kivimaki M, Singh-Manoux A, Shortt A, Martikainen P, Head J, Gimeno D, De Vogli R, Elovainio M, Shipley MJ (2009). Non-participation and mortality in the Whitehall II cohort. International Journal of Epidemiology, 38, 831 - 837.
    • Ferrie JE, Vahtera J, Kivimäki M, Westerlund H, Melchior M, Alexanderson K, Head J, Chevalier A, Leclerc A, Zins M, Goldberg M, Singh-Manoux A (2009). Diagnosis-specific sickness absence and all-cause mortality in the GAZEL study.. J Epidemiol Community Health, 63(1), 50 - 55. doi:10.1136/jech.2008.074369
    • Sacker A, Head J, Gimeno D, Bartley M (2009). Social Inequality in Physical and Mental Health Comorbidity Dynamics. PSYCHOSOM MED, 71(7), 763 - 770. doi:10.1097/PSY.0b013e3181b1e45e
    • Stansfeld SA, Clark C, Cameron RM, Alfred T, Head J, Haines MM, van Kamp I, van Kempen E, Lopez-Barrio I (2009). Aircraft and road traffic noise exposure and children’s mental health in the RANCH study.. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 29, 203 - 207.
    • Westerlund H, Kivimaki M, Ferrie JE, Marmot M, Shipley MJ, Vahtera J, Head J (2009). Does working while ill trigger serious coronary events? The Whitehall II study.. J Occup Environ Med, 51(9), 1099 - 1104. doi:10.1097/JOM.0b013e3181b350e1

    2008

    • Kivimäki M, Head J, Ferrie JE, Singh-Manoux A, Westerlund H, Vahtera J, Leclerc A, Melchior M, Chevalier A, Alexanderson K, Zins M, Goldberg M (2008). Sickness absence as a prognostic marker for common chronic conditions: analysis of mortality in the GAZEL study.. Occup Environ Med, 65(12), 820 - 826. doi:10.1136/oem.2007.038398
    • Hassiotis A, Strydom A, Hall I, Meltzer HA, A L-S, G H, J B, P (2008). Psychiatric morbidity among adults with borderline intellectual functioning living in private households. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 52, 95 - 106.
    • Stansfeld S, Head J, Bartley M, Fonagy P (2008). Social position, early deprivation and the development of attachment.. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 43, 516 - 526.
    • Sacker A, Head J, Bartley M (2008). Impact of coronary heart disease on health functioning in an aging population: are there differences according to socioeconomic position?. Psychosomatic Medicine, 70(2), 133 - 140.
    • Hassiotis A, Strydom A, Hall I, Ali A, Lawrence-Smith G, Meltzer H, Head J, Bebbington P (2008). Psychiatric morbidity and social functioning among adults with borderline intelligence living in private households.. J Intellect Disabil Res, 52(Pt 2), 95 - 106. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2007.01001.x
    • Lallukka T, Lahelma E, Rakhonen O, Roos E, Laaksonen E, Martikainen P, Head J, Brunner E, Mosdol A, Marmot M, Sekine M, Nasermoaddeli A, Kagamimori S (2008). Associations of job strain and working overtime with adverse health behaviors and obesity: Evidence from the Whitehall II Study, Helsinki Health Study, and the Japanese Civil Servants Study.. Social Science and Medicine, 66(8), 1681 - 1698.
    • Laaksonen E, Martikainen P, Head J, Rahkonen O, Marmot MG, Lahelma E (2008). Associations of multiple socio-economic circumstances with physical functioning among Finnish and British employees. European Journal of Public Health, , - . doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckn123
    • Marmot MG, Shipley MJ, Head J, Hemingway H, Brunner EJ (2008). Biological and behavioural explanations of social inequalities in CHD: the Whitehall II study. Diabetologia, 51(11), 1980 - 1988.
    • Marmot MG, Shipley MJ, Hemingway H, Head J, Brunner EJ (2008). Biological and behavioural explanations of social inequalities in coronary heart disease: the Whitehall II study. Diabetologia, 51(11), 1980 - 1988.
    • Bhui K, Khatib Y, Viner R, Klineberg E, Clark C, Head J, Stansfeld S (2008). Cultural Identity, clothing and common mental disorder: a prospective school-based study of White British & Bangladeshi adolescents.. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 62, 435 - 441.
    • Head J, Ferrie JE, Alexanderson K, Westerlund H, Vahtera J, Kivimaki M (2008). Diagnosis-specific sickness absence as a predictor of mortality: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), (337), a1469 - .
    • Kivimäki M, Ferrie JE, Shipley M, Gimeno D, Elovainio M, de Vogli R, Vahtera J, Marmot MG, Head J (2008). Effects on blood pressure do not explain the association between organizational justice and coronary heart disease in the Whitehall II study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 70(1), 1 - 6. doi:10.1097/PSY.0b013e31815aaca3
    • Kivimaki M, Ferrie JE, Shipley M, Gimeno D, Elovainio M, De Vogli R, Vahtera J, Marmot MG, Head J (2008). Effects on blood pressure do not explain the association between organizational justice and coronary heart disease in the Whitehall II study. PSYCHOSOM MED, 70(1), 1 - 6. doi:10.1097/PSY.0b013e318l5aaca3
    • Viner RM, Clark C, Taylor SJC, Bhui K, Klineberg E, Head J, Booy R, Stansfeld SA (2008). Longitudinal risk factors for persistent fatigue in adolescents.. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 162, 469 - 475.
    • Kivimäki M, Ferrie JE, Shipley MJ, Vahtera J, Singh-Manoux A, Marmot MG, Head J (2008). Low medically certified sickness absence among employees with poor health status predicts future health improvement: the Whitehall II study. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 65, 208 - 210. doi:10.1136/oem.2007.033407
    • Stansfeld SA, Woodley-Jones D, Rasul F, Head J, Clarke S, Mackay C (2008). Work-related distress in the 1990s – a real increase in ill health?. Journal of Public Mental Health, 7, 26 - 31.
    • Rothon C, Head J, Clark C, Klineberg E, Cattell V, Stansfeld S (2008). The impact of psychological distress on the educational achievement of adolescents at the end of compulsory education. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, , - . doi:10.1007/s00127-008-0452-8
    • Katzenschlager R, Head J, Schrag A, Ben-Shlomo Y, Evans A, Lees AJ, Parkinson's DRGOTUK (2008). Fourteen-year final report of the randomized PDRG-UK trial comparing three initial treatments in PD. Neurology, 71(7), 474 - 480. doi:10.1212/01.wnl.0000310812.43352.66

    2007

    • Laaksonen E, Martikainen P, Lahelma E, Lallukka T, Rahkonen O, Head J, Marmot MG (2007). Socioeconomic circumstances and common mental disorders among Finnish and British public sector employees: evidence from the Helsinki Health Study and the Whitehall II Study.. International Journal of Epidemiology, 36(3), 776 - 786. doi:10.1093/ije/dym074
    • Head J, Kivimäki M, Siegrist J, Ferrie JE, Vahtera J, Shipley MJ, Marmot MG (2007). Effort-reward imbalance and relational injustice at work predict sickness absence: the Whitehall II study. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 63(4), 433 - 440. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychores.2007.06.021
    • Ferrie JE, Head J, Shipley MJ, Vahtera J, Marmot MG, Kivimäki M (2007). BMI, obesity, and sickness absence in the Whitehall II study.. Obesity (Silver Spring), 15(6), 1554 - 1564. doi:10.1038/oby.2007.184
    • Head J, Kivimaki M, Alexanderson K, Westerlund H, Vahtera J, Ferrie JE (2007). Cause-specific sickness absence as a predictor of future mortality in the Whitehall II study of British civil servants. EUR J PUBLIC HEALTH, 17, 47 - 47.
    • Bartley M, Head J, Stansfeld S (2007). Is attachment style a source of resilience against health inequalities at work?. Soc Sci Med, 64(4), 765 - 775. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2006.09.033
    • Laaksonen E, Martikainen P, Head J, Rahkonen O, Marmot M, Lahelma E (2007). Multiple socio-economic circumstances and physical functioning among Finnish and British employees. EUR J PUBLIC HEALTH, 17, 226 - 226.
    • Head JC, T (2007). Psychosocial working conditions and social inequalities in health.
    • Kivimäki M, Ferrie JE, Hagberg J, Head J, Westerlund H, Vahtera J, Alexanderson K (2007). Diagnosis-specific sick leave as a risk marker for disability pension in a Swedish population. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 61(10), 915 - 920. doi:10.1136/jech.2006.055426
    • Bartley M, Head J, Stansfeld SA (2007). Does attachment style act as a source of resilience in the work career?. Social Science and Medicine, 64, 765 - 777.
    • Head J, Kivimäki M, Siegrist J, Ferrie JE, Vahtera J, Shipley MJ, Marmot MG (2007). Effort-reward imbalance and relational injustice at work predict sickness absence: the Whitehall II study.. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 63(4), 443 - 440. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychores.2007.06.021
    • Kivimäki M, Head J, Ferrie JE, Shipley MJ, Steptoe A, Vahtera J, Marmot MG (2007). Hypertension is not the link between job strain and coronary heart disease in the Whitehall II Study. American Journal of Hypertension, 20(11), 1146 - 1153. doi:10.1016/j.amjhyper.2007.06.006
    • Ferrie JE, Head JA, Shipley MJ, Vahtera J, Marmot MG, Kivimäki M (2007). Injustice at work and health: causation, correlation or cause for action?. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 64(6), 428 - .
    • Clark C, Haines MM, Head J, Klineberg E, Arephin M, Viner R, Taylor SJC, Booy R, Bhui K, Stansfeld SA (2007). Psychological symptoms and physical health and health behaviours in adolescents: a prospective two year study in East London.. Addiction, 102, 126 - 135.
    • Siannis F, Farewell VT, Head J (2007). A multi-state model for joint modelling of terminal and non-terminal events with application to Whitehall II.. Statistics in Medicine, (26), 426 - 442.

    2006

    • Ferrie JE, Head J, Shipley MJ, Vahtera J, Marmot MG, Kivimäki M (2006). Injustice at work and incidence of psychiatric morbidity: the Whitehall II study.. Occup Environ Med, 63(7), 443 - 450. doi:10.1136/oem.2005.022269
    • Viner RM, Clark C, Taylor S, Bhui K, Klineberg E, Head J, Booy R, Stansfeld S (2006). Risk factors for persistent fatigue in adolescents: A population-based study. J ADOLESCENT HEALTH, 38(2), 113 - 114.
    • Viner RM, Haines MM, Taylor SJC, Head J, Booy R, Stansfeld SA (2006). Body mass, weight control behaviours, weight perception and emotional well-being in a multi-ethnic sample of early adolescents.. International Journal of Obesity, 30, 1514 - 1521.
    • Zaninotto P, Wardle H, Stamatakis E, Mindell J, Head J (2006). Forecasting obesity to 2010.
    • Jayakody AA, Viner RM, Haines MM, Bhui KS, Head J, Taylor SJC, Booy R, Booy R, Klineberg E, Clark C, Stansfeld SA (2006). Illicit and traditional drug use among ethnic minority adolescents in East London.. Public Health, 120, 329 - 338.
    • Head J, Kivimäki M, Martikainen P, Vahtera J, Ferrie JE, Marmot MG (2006). Influence of change in psychosocial work characteristics on sickness absence: the Whitehall II study. Epidemiology and Community Health, 60(1), 55 - 61. doi:10.1136/jech.2005.038752
    • Head J, Kivimaki M, Martikainen P, Vahtera J, Ferrie JE, Marmot MG (2006). Influence of change in psychosocial work characteristics on sickness absence: the Whitehall II study. J EPIDEMIOL COMMUN H, 60(1), 55 - 61. doi:10.1136//jech.2005.038752
    • Ferrie JE, Kivimaki M, Shipley M, Head J, Vahtera JMM (2006). Injustice at work and incidence of psychiatric morbidity: the Whitehall II study. Occupational And Environmental Medicine, 63, 443 - 450.
    • Rydstedt LW, Ferrie JE, Head J (2006). Is there support for curvilinear relationships between psychosocial work characteristics and mental well-being? Cross-sectional and long-term data from the Whitehall II study.. Work and Stress, 20, 6 - 20.
    • Klineberg E, Clark C, Bhui K, Haines MM, Viner R, Head J, Woodley-Jones D, Stansfeld SA (2006). Social support, ethnicity and mental health in adolescents.. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 41, 755 - 760.
    • Head J, Kivimaki M, Brunner E, Ferrie JE, Marmot MG, Stansfeld SA (2006). The burden of sickness absence and disease among a working population attributable to work stress. EUR J PUBLIC HEALTH, 16, 37 - 37.
    • Viner RM, Haines MM, Head J, Bhui K, Taylor S, Stansfeld SA, Hillier S, Booy R (2006). Variations in associations of health risk behaviors among ethnic minority English early adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 38(1), 55 - . doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2004.09.017
    • Kivimaki M, Head J, Ferrie JE, Brunner E, Marmot MG, Vahtera J, Shipley MJ (2006). Why is evidence on job strain and coronary heart disease mixed? An illustration of measurement challenges in the Whitehall II study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 68(3), 398 - 401.
    • Kivimaki M, Head J, Ferrie JE, Shipley MJ, Brunner E, Vahtera J, Marmot MG (2006). Work stress,weight gain and weight loss: evidence for bidirectional effects of job strain on body mass index in the Whitehall II study.. International Journal of Obesity, 30, 982 - 987. doi:10.1038/sj.ijo.0803229
    • Clark C, Martin R, van Kempen E, Alfred T, Head J, Davies HW, Haines MM, Lopez Barrio I, Matheson M, Stansfeld SA (2006). Exposure-effect relations between aircraft and road traffic noise exposure at school and reading comprension: the RANCH project.. American Journal of Epidemiology, (163), 27 - 37.
    • Lallukka T, Lahelma E, Rahkonen O, Roos E, Laaksonen E, Martikainen P, Head J, Brunnert E, Mosdol A, Marmot M, Sekine M, Nasermoaddeli A, Kagamimori S (2006). Working conditions and health behaviours: comparing British, Finnish, and Japanese public sector employees. EUR J PUBLIC HEALTH, 16, 36 - 36.

    2005

    • Ferrie JE, Kivimaki M, Head J, Ferrie JE (2005). Weight and weight gain - implications for sickness absence in British civil servants over a 5 year period from the late 1980s. EUR J PUBLIC HEALTH, 15, 80 - 80.
    • Kivimäki M, Head JA, Ferrie JE, Hemingway H, Shipley MJ, Vahtera J, Marmot MG (2005). Working while ill as a risk factor for serious coronary events:the Whitehall II study.. American Journal of Public Health, 95(1), 98 - 102. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2003.035873
    • Taylor SJ, Viner R, Booy R, Head J, Tate H, Brentnall SL, Haines M, Bhui K, Hillier S, Stansfeld S (2005). Ethnicity, socio-economic status, overweight, obesity and underweight in East London adolescents.. Ethnicity and Health, 10, 113 - 128.
    • Kivimäki M, Vahtera J, Head J, Ferrie JE (2005). Are sickness absence frequencies in the study of EU countries underestimates?. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 62, 133 - .
    • Kivimaki M, Head J, Ferrie JE, Brunner E, Shipley MJ, Vahtera J, Marmot MG (2005). Work stress, weight gain and weight loss: evidence for bidirectional effects of job strain on body mass index in the Whitehall II study.
    • Bhui K, Stansfeld S, Head J, Haines M, Hillier S, Taylor S, Viner R, Booy R (2005). Cultural identity, acculturation, and mental health among adolescents in east London's multiethnic community. J EPIDEMIOL COMMUN H, 59(4), 296 - 302. doi:10.1136/jech.2003.014456
    • Stansfeld SA, Head J, Clark C, van Kamp I, Lopez-Barrio I (2005). Aircraft and road traffic noise and children's cognition - Authors' reply. The Lancet, 366, 716 - .
    • Stansfeld SA, Berglund B, Clark C, Lopez-Barrio I, Fischer P, Ohrstrom E, Haines MM, Head J, Hygge S, van Kemp I, Berry BF (2005). Aircraft and road traffic noise and children's cognition and health: a cross-national study.. The Lancet, 365(9475), 1942 - 1949.
    • Kivimäki M, Ferrie JE, Brunner EJ, Head J, Shipley MJ, Vahtera J, Marmot MG (2005). Justice at work and reduced risk of coronary heart disease among employees: the Whitehall II Study. Archives of Internal Medicine, 165(19), 2245 - 2251. doi:10.1001/archinte.165.19.2245
    • Ferrie JE, Kivimäki M, Head J, Shipley MJ, Vahtera J, Marmot MG (2005). A comparison of self-reported sickness absence with absences recorded in employers' registers: evidence from the Whitehall II study. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 62(2), 74 - 79.

    2004

    • Matsui T, Stansfeld S, Haines M, Head J (2004). Children's cognition and aircraft noise exposure at home - the West London Schools study. Noise and Health, 25, 49 - 58.
    • Chandola T, Head J, Bartley M (2004). Socio-demographic predictors of quitting smoking: How important are household factors?. Addiction, 99(6), 770 - 777.
    • Stansfeld SA, Head J, Cattell V, Wardle J, Fuhrer R (2004). Work, partner's employment status and depressive symptoms in women. Trends in Evidence Based Neuropsychiatry, 6, 31 - 36.
    • Head J, Stafford M (2004). Social support outside work. In Ferrie J (Ed.), Work stress and health: the Whitehall II study (pp. 18 - 19). : Cabinet Office.
    • Wiggins RD, Schofield P, Sacker A, Head J, Bartley M (2004). Social position and minor psychiatric morbidity over time in the British Household Panel Survey 1991-1998. Epidemiology and Community Health, 58, 779 - 787.
    • Kumari M, Head J, Marmot M (2004). Prospective study of social and other risk factors for incidence of type 2 diabetes in the Whitehall II study. Archives of Internal Medicine, 164(17), 1873 - 1880. doi:10.1001/archinte.164.17.1873
    • Kivimäki M, Ferrie JE, Head J, Shipley MJ, Vahtera J, Marmot MG (2004). Organisational justice and change in justice as predictors of employee health: the Whitehall II study. Epidemiology and Community Health, 58(11), 931 - 937.
    • Stansfeld SA, Haines MM, Head JA, Bhui K, Viner R, Taylor SJ, Hillier S, Klineberg E, Booy R (2004). Ethnicity, social deprivation and psychological distress in adolescents: school-based epidemiological study in East London.. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 185, 233 - 238.
    • Morikawa Y, Martikainen P, Head J, Marmot M, Ishizaki M, Nakagawa H (2004). A comparison of socio-economic differences in long-term sickness absence between Japanese and British cohorts. European Journal of Public Health, 14(4), 413 - 416.
    • Head JA, Siegrist J, Stansfeld SA (2004). The psychosocial work environment and alcohol dependence: a prospective study. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 61, 219 - 224. doi:10.1136/oem.2002.005256
    • Morikawa Y, Martikainen P, Head J, Marmot M, Ishizaki M, Nakagawa H (2004). A comparison of socio-economic differences in long-term sickness absence in a Japanese cohort and a British cohort of employed men. EUR J PUBLIC HEALTH, 14(4), 413 - 416.
    • Katzenschlager R, Head J, Schrag A, Lees AJ, PDRGUK (2004). Final, 14-year follow-up of the randomized, controlled PDRG trial comparing three treatments in de novo Parkinson's disease. EUR J NEUROL, 11, 103 - 103.

    2003

    • Kivimaki MJ, Head J, Ferrie JE, Shipley MJ, Vahtera J, Marmot MG (2003). Sickness absence as a global measure of health: evidence from mortality in the Whitehall II Prospective Cohort Study. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 327(7411), 364 - 369. doi:10.1136/bmj.327.7411.364
    • Stansfeld SA, Head J, Fuhrer R, Wardle J, Cattell V (2003). Social inequalities in depressive symptoms and physical functioning in the Whitehall II study: exploring a common cause explanation. Epidemiology and Community Health, 57(5), 361 - 367.
    • Stansfeld SA, Head J, Fuhrer R, Wardle J, Cattell V (2003). Social inequalities in depressive symptoms and physical functioning in the Whitehall II Study: Exploring a common cause explanation. Epidemiology and Community Health, 57, 361 - 367.
    • Ambler G, Royston P, Head J (2003). Non-linear models for the relation between cardiovascular risk factors and intake of wine, beer and spirits. Statistics in Medicine, 22(3), 363 - 383. doi:10.1002/sim.1359
    • Ambler G, Royston P, Head J (2003). Nonlinear models for the relation between cardiovascular risk factors and intake of wine, beer and spirits. Statistics in Medicine, 22, 363 - 383. doi:10.1002/sim.1359
    • Head J (2003). Stress - A firm role for employers. PSYCHOLOGIST, 16(8), 398 - 399.

    2002

    • Head J (2002). Psychosocial work environment, mental health and sickness absence: the Whitehall II study. EUR J PUBLIC HEALTH, 12(4), 25 - 25.
    • Head J, Martikainen P, Kumari M, Kuper H, Marmot MG (2002). Work environment, alcohol consumption and ill-health: The Whitehall II Study.
    • Head J, Primatesta M, A (2002). Type of alcohol and risk factors for coronary heart disease: the role of socioeconomic factors.
    • Haines MM, Stansfeld SA, Head J, Job RFS (2002). Multilevel modelling of aircraft noise on performance tests in schools around Heathrow Airport London. Epidemiology and Community Health, 56, 139 - 144.
    • Head J, Chandola T (2002). Social position and gender differences in quitting smoking. EUR J PUBLIC HEALTH, 12(4), 60 - 61.

    2001

    • Lees AJ, Katzenschlager R, Head J, Ben Shlomo Y (2001). Ten-year follow-up of three different initial treatments in de- novo PD: a randomized trial. Neurology, 57(9), 1687 - 1694.
    • Haines MM, Stansfeld SA, Job RF, Berglund B, Head J (2001). A follow-up study of effects of chronic aircraft noise exposure on child stress responses and cognition.. International Journal of Epidemiology, (30), 839 - 845.
    • Ben Shlomo Y, Head J, Lees A (2001). Selegiline and mortality in subjects with Parkinson's disease: a longitudinal community study. Neurology, 57(2), 369 - 369.
    • Haines MM, Stansfeld SA, Job RF, Berglund B, Head J (2001). Chronic aircraft noise exposure, stress responses, mental health and cognitive performance in school children.. Psychological Medicine, (31), 265 - 277.
    • Haines MM, Stansfeld SA, Brentnall S, Head J, Berry B, Jiggins M, Hygge S (2001). The West London Schools Study: the effects of chronic aircraft noise exposure on child health.. , (31), 1385 - 1396.

    2000

    • Macfarlane A, Bartley M, Kerrison S, Head J (2000). Looking at health inequalities: social class, ethnic origin and people with disablities. In Kerrison S, Macfarlane A (Ed.), Official health statistics: an unofficial guide (pp. 78 - 100). : Arnold.

    1999

    • Fuhrer R, Head J, Marmot MG (1999). Social position, age, and memory performance in the Whitehall II Study.. Ann N Y Acad Sci, 896, 359 - 362.
    • Stansfeld S, Head J, Ferrie J (1999). Short-term disability, sickness absence, and social gradients in the Whitehall II study. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 22(5-6), 425 - 439.

    1998

    • Head J, Lees AJ, Ben-Shlomo Y, Parkinson's DRGOTUK (1998). Reply to Jack E. Riggs ‘Deprenyl, excess mortality and epidemiological traps.. Clinical Neuropharmacology, 21(4), 265 - 266.
    • Ben-Shlomo Y, Churchyard A, Head J, Hurwitz B, Overstall P, Ockelford J, Lees AJ (1998). Investigation by Parkinson's disease Research Group of United Kingdom into excess mortality seen with combined levodopa and selegiline treatment in patients with early mild Parkinson's disease: further results of randomised trial and confidential inquiry. BRIT MED J, 316(7139), 1191 - 1196.
    • Stansfeld S, Head J, Marmot MG (1998). Explaining social class differences in depression and well-being. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 33, 1 - 9.
    • Feeney A, North F, Head J, Canner R, Marmot MG (1998). Socioeconomic and sex differentials in reason for sickness absence from the Whitehall II study. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 55, 91 - 98.

    1997

    • Kuh DJL, Head J, Hardy R, Wadsworth MEJ (1997). The influence of education and family background on women's earnings in midlife: evidence from a British birth cohort study. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 18, 385 - 405.
    • Stansfeld SA, Rael EGS, Head J, Shipley MJ, Marmot MG (1997). Social support and psychiatric sickness absence: a prospective study of British civil servants. Psychological Medicine, 27(1), 35 - 48.
    • Lees AJ, Head J, Ben-Shlomo Y (1997). Selegiline and mortality in Parkinson's disease: another view. Annals of Neurology, 41, 282 - 283.
    • Stansfeld SA, Fuhrer R, Head J, Ferrie J, Shipley MJ (1997). Work and psychiatric disorder in the Whitehall II Study. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 43(1), 73 - 81.

    1996

    • Wang SL, Head J, Stevens L, Fuller JH (1996). Excess mortality and its relation to hypertension and proteinuria in diabetic patients.. Diabetes Care, 19, 305 - 312.
    • Lees AJ, Head J, BenShlomo J (1996). Effect of adding selegiline to levodopa in early, mild Parkinson's disease - Reply. BRIT MED J, 312(7032), 704 - 705.
    • Ibison JM, Swerdlow AJ, Head JA, Marmot M (1996). Maternal mortality in England and Wales 1970-1985: An analysis by country of birth. BRIT J OBSTET GYNAEC, 103(10), 973 - 980.

    1995

    • Rael EGS, Stansfeld SA, Shipley M, Head J, Feeney A, Marmot M (1995). Sickness absence in the Whitehall II study, London: the role of social support and material problems. Epidemiology and Community Health, 49(5), 474 - 481.
    • Stansfeld S, Feeney A, Head J, Canner R, North F, Marmot M (1995). Sickness absence for psychiatric illness: the Whitehall II Study.. Soc Sci Med, 40(2), 189 - 197.
    • Swerdlow A, Marmot MG, Grulich AE, head J (1995). Cancer Mortality in Indian and British ethnic immigrants from the Indian subcontinent to England and Wales.. British Journal of Cancer, 72, 1312 - 1319.

    1994

    • LEES A, HEAD J (1994). EARLY TREATMENT OF PARKINSONS-DISEASE - REPLY. BRIT MED J, 308(6923), 272 - 273.

    1993

    • Marmot MG, North F, Feeney A, Head J (1993). Alcohol consumption and sickness absence: from the Whitehall II study.. Addiction, 88(3), 369 - 382.
    • North F, Syme SL, Feeney A, Head J, Shipley MJ, Marmot MG (1993). Explaining socioeconomic differences in sickness absence: the Whitehall II study. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 306(6874), 361 - 366.

    1992

    • Grulich AE, Swerdlow AJ, Head J, Marmot MG (1992). Cancer mortality in African and Caribbean migrants to England and Wales.. Br J Cancer, 66(5), 905 - 911.

    1991

    • Marmot MG, Davey Smith G, Stansfeld S, Patel C, Head J, North F, White I, Brunner E, Feeney A (1991). Health Inequalities among British Civil Servants the Whitehall II Study. The Lancet, 337, 1387 - 1393.

    1990

    • Morrish NJ, Stevens LK, Head J, Fuller JH (1990). A prospective study of mortality among middle-aged diabetic patients (the London cohort of the WHO Multinational Study of Vascular Disease in Diabetics) II: associated risk factors.. , 33, 542 - 548.
    • Morrish NJ, Stevens LK, Head J (1990). A prospective study of mortality among middle-aged diabetic patients (the London cohort of the WHO Multinational Study of Vascular Disease in Diabetics) I: causes and death rates.. Diabetologia, 33, 538 - 541.
    • Head J, Fuller JH (1990). International variations in mortality among diabetic patients: the WHO Multinational Study of Vascular Disease in Diabetics.. Diabetologia, 33, 477 - 481.

    1989

    • Fuller JH, Head J (1989). Blood Pressure, proteinuria and their relationship with circulatory mortality: the WHO Multinational Study of Vascular Disease in Diabetics.. Diabetes and Metabolism., (15), 273 - 277.

    1985

    • Gott R, Davey P, Gamble N, Head J, Khaligh Y, Murphy P, Orgee A, Schofield B, Welford R (1985). Science in Schools Ages 13 and 15: Report No 3.

    1984

    • Driver R, Child , Gott R, Head J, Johnson S, Worsley N, Wylie R (1984). Science in Schools Age 15: Report No.2.
    • Driver R, Head J, Johnson S (1984). The differential uptake of science in schools in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.. European Journal Science Education, 6(1), 19 - 29.

    1983

    • Schofield , Black P, Head J, Murphy P (1983). Science in Schools Age 13: Report No 2.

    1978

    • Essen J, Fogelman K, Head J (1978). Childhood housing experiences and school attainment.. Child: Care, Health and Development, 4(1), 41 - 45.

    1976

    • Lambert L, Essen J, Head J (1976). Variations in behaviour ratings of children who have been in care.. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 18(4), 335 - 346.
    • Essen J, Lambert L, Head J (1976). School attainment of children who have been in care.. Child: Care, Health and Development, 2(6), 339 - 351.