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Lois M. Verbrugge's Select Publications

Journal Articles

Verbrugge, Lois M., and Xian Liu. 2014. "Midlife Trends in Activities and Disability." Journal of Aging and Health, 26(2): 178-206. DOI. Abstract.

Banaszak-Holl, J., Jersey Liang, A. Quinones, Christine Cigolle, I. Lee, and Lois M. Verbrugge. 2011. "Trajectories of Functional Change Among Long Stayers in Nursing Homes: Does Baseline Impairment Matter?" Journal of Aging and Health, 23(5): 862-882. DOI. Abstract.

Wong, Y.S., and Lois M. Verbrugge. 2009. "Living Alone: Elderly Chinese Singaporeans." Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 24(3): 209-224. DOI. Abstract.

Verbrugge, Lois M., and Angelique W. Chan. 2008. "Giving help in return: family reciprocity by older Singaporeans." Ageing and Society, 28(1): 5-34. DOI. Abstract.

Verbrugge, Lois M., and L. Juarez. 2008. "Arthritis disability and heart disease disability." Arthritis & Rheumatism-Arthritis Care & Research, 59(10): 1445-57. DOI. Abstract.

Verbrugge, Lois M., and L. Juarez. 2006. "Profile of arthritis disability: II." Arthritis & Rheumatism-Arthritis Care & Research, 55(1): 102-113. DOI. Abstract.

Verbrugge, Lois M., K.K. Mehta, and E. Wagenfeld-Heitz. 2006. "Views of disability in the United States and Singapore." Research on Aging, 28(2): 216-239. DOI. Abstract.

Verbrugge, Lois M., and Purvi Harendra Sevak. 2004. "Disability symptoms and the price of self-sufficiency." Journal of Aging and Health, 16(5): 688-722.

Verbrugge, Lois M., Li-Shou Yang, and L. Juarez. 2004. "Severity, timing, and structure of disability." Social and Preventive Medicine, 49(2): 110-121.

Verbrugge, Lois M., J.J. Rainey, R.L. Reimink, and H.D. Blankespoor. 2004. "Swimmer's itch: Incidence and risk factors." American Journal of Public Health, 95(5): 738-741.

Verbrugge, Lois M., J.J. Rainey, R.L. Reimink, and H.D. Blankespoor. 2004. "Prospective study of swimmer's itch incidence and severity." Journal of Parasitology, 90(4): 697-704.

Verbrugge, Lois M., and Purvi Harendra Sevak. 2002. "Use, type, and efficacy of assistance for disability." Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 57B:S366-S379.

Verbrugge, Lois M., and Li-Shou Yang. 2002. "Aging with disability, and disability with aging." Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 12:253-267.

Verbrugge, Lois M., and L. Juarez. 2001. "Profile of arthritis disability." Public Health Reports, 116(Supplement): 157-179.


Verbrugge, Lois M. 2005. "Flies without wings." In Longevity and Frailty edited by J. Carey, J.M. Robine, J.P. Michel, and Y. Christen. 67-81. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.

Verbrugge, Lois M., and L.S. Yang. 2003. "Duration of disability and timing of onset." In Using Survey Data to Study Disability: Results from the National Health Interview Survey on Disability. Research on Social Science and Disability, Volume 3. edited by B.M. Altman, S.N. Barnartt, G.E. Hendershot, and S.A. Larson. Pp. 275-298. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Ltd..

Deeg, D. J.H, Lois M. Verbrugge, and Purvi Harendra Sevak. 2003. "Disability measurement." In Determining Health Expectancies edited by J.M. Robine, C. Jagger, C.D. Mathers, E.M. Crimmins, and R.M. Suzman. Pp. 203-219. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

PSC Reports

Verbrugge, Lois M., and Purvi Harendra Sevak. 2001. "The Distinctive Benefit of Equipment Assistance for Disability." PSC Research Report No. 01-470. March 2001. Abstract. PDF.