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Dr Cara Booker Research Fellow and Deputy Director of Graduate Studies

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Email
cbooker@essex.ac.uk
Telephone
01206 873026
Office
2N2.4.21 (level 4)
Curriculum vitae

Graduate Studies

  • Paul Clarke is Director, Cara is Deputy Director, and Janice Webb is Administrator of Graduate Studies
  • Please follow this link to find out about PhD study at ISER

Research Interests

  • Psychosocial determinants and risk factors of health across the life-course
  • Social inequalities in health-related behaviours and well-being among adolescents
  • Early life events and resilience in adulthood
  • Psychosocial and physiological determinants of subjective well-being across the life-course

Publications

Displaying publications 1 - 15 of 27 in total

  1. De-standardization and gender convergence in work–family life courses in Great Britain: a multi-channel sequence analysis

    Anne McMunn, Rebecca Lacey, Diana Worts, et al.

    1. Social Change
    2. Life Course Analysis
  2. Screen time and young people

    Cara L. Booker

  3. Work-family life courses and markers of stress and inflammation in mid-life: evidence from the National Child Development Study

    Rebecca E. Lacey, Amanda Sacker, Meena Kumari, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Life Course Analysis
  4. Cumulative disadvantage, employment–marriage, and health inequalities among American and British mothers

    Peggy McDonough, Diana Worts, Cara L. Booker, et al.

    1. Labour Market
    2. Family Formation And Dissolution
    3. Health
    4. Life Course Analysis
  5. Longitudinal associations between social website use and happiness in young people

    Cara L. Booker, Amanda Sacker, and Yvonne Kelly

    1. Information And Communication Technologies
    2. Young People
    3. Well Being
    4. Health
  6. Understanding Society Innovation Panel Wave 7: Results from Methodological Experiments

    Annelies G. Blom, Jonathan Burton, Cara L. Booker, et al.

  7. Media use, sports participation, and well-being in adolescence: cross-sectional findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

    Cara L. Booker, Alexandra J. Skew, Yvonne J. Kelly, et al.

    1. Information And Communication Technologies
    2. Young People
    3. Well Being
    4. Health
    5. Sport
  8. Understanding Society Innovation Panel Wave 6: results from methodological experiments

    Nick Allum, Katrin Auspurg, Margaret Blake, et al.

  9. Understanding alcohol consumption in a family content -conference paper abstract-

    Cara L. Booker

    1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
    2. Young People
    3. Health
  10. In sickness and in health? Comorbidity in older couples -conference paper abstract-

    Cara L. Booker and Stephen Pudney

    1. Older People
    2. Health
    3. Life Course Analysis
  11. Well-being in adolescence - an association with health-related behaviors: findings from Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study

    Cara L. Booker, Alexandra J. Skew, Amanda Sacker, et al.

    1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
    2. Young People
    3. Well Being
    4. Health
  12. In sickness and in health? Comorbidity in older couples

    Cara L. Booker and Stephen Pudney

  13. Understanding alcohol consumption in a family context

    Cara L. Booker

  14. Labour force sequences, unemployment spells and their effect on subjective well-being set points

    Cara L. Booker and Amanda Sacker

    1. Labour Market
    2. Unemployment
    3. Well Being
  15. Psychological well-being and reactions to multiple unemployment events: adaptation or sensitisation?

    Cara L. Booker and Amanda Sacker

    1. Unemployment
    2. Well Being

Media

Displaying media publications 1 - 15 of 21 in total

  1. Phones 'need health warnings'

  2. Smartphones should come with warnings, says report

  3. Tech companies urged to protect the young from dangers of excessive screen time

  4. Tech companies urged to protect young from dangers of excessive screen time

  5. Caring for the elderly

  6. Drink rethink

  7. Junk food and fizzy drinks cause children to be TWICE as unhappy as their healthier counterparts

  8. Suffolk: obesity related health conditions soar

  9. A healthy teenager is a happy teenager

  10. Teens junking healthy lifestyle kiss happiness away

  11. Smoking, drinking teens are the unhappiest of all

  12. Smoking, drinking teens are the unhappiest of all.... and fruit and veg is the secret to a good life

  13. Resilience amongst the long term ill

  14. Resilience amongst the long term ill

  15. Resilience amongst the long term ill


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