Life-Course, Development and Ageing

Key Publications

  • Bunn F, Goodman C, Sworn K, Rait G, Brayne C, Robinson L, McNeilly E, Iliffe S. Psychosocial factors that shape patient and carer experiences of dementia diagnosis and treatment: a systematic review of qualitative studies. PLoS 2012: 9 (1) e1001331
  • Colver A, Fairhurst C, Pharoah PO. Cerebral palsy. The Lancet. 2013 Nov 19. doi:pii: S0140-6736(13)61835-8. 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)61835-8. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24268104
  • Kingston A, Collerton J, Davies K, Bond J, Robinson L, Jagger C. Losing the ability in activities of daily living in the oldest old: a hierarchic disability scale from the Newcastle 85+ Study. PLoS ONE 2011: 7(2); e31665. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031665.
  • Law J, Rush R, Anandan C, Cox M, Wood R. Predicting Language Change Between 3 and 5 Years and Its Implications for Early Identification. Pediatrics 2012, 130(1), 132-137
  • Manthorpe J, Samsi K, Campbell S, Abley C, Keady J, Bond J, Watts S, Robinson L, Warner J, Iliffe S. From forgetfulness to dementia: clinical and commissioning implications of diagnostic experiences. British Journal of General Practice 2013; 63(606) e69-75 doi:
  • Matthews FE, Arthur A, Barnes LE, Bond J, Jagger C, Robinson L, Brayne C, on behalf of the Medical Research Council Cognitive Function and Ageing Collaboration. A two-decade comparison of prevalence of dementia in individuals aged 65 years and older from three geographical areas of England: results of the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study I and II. The Lancet 2013; 382 (9902): 1405-1412. Accessed online at
  • McConachie, H, McLaughlin, E, Grahame, V, Taylor, H, Honey, E, Tavernor, L, Rodgers, J, Freeston, M, Hemm, C, Steen, N, and Le Couteur, A. (2013) Group therapy for anxiety in children with autism spectrum disorder. Autism. DOI:10.1177/1362361313488839
  • Oono, IP, Honey, EJ and McConachie, H (2013) Parent-mediated early intervention for young children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews The Cochrane Library. Issue 4 doi:10.1002/14651858.CD009774
  • Pagnamenta AT., Khan H., Walker S., Gerrelli D., Wing K., Bonaglia MC., Giorda R., Berney T., Mani E., Molteni M., Pinto D., Le Couteur A., Hallmayer J., Sutcliffe JS., Szatmari P., Paterson AD., Scherer SW., Vieland VJ. & Monaco AP. (2011) 'Rare familial 16q21 microdeletions under a linkage peak implicate cadherin 8 (CDH8) in susceptibility to autism and learning disability', Journal of Medical Genetics. 48(1), 48-54
  • Palmer E., Ketteridge C., Parr J., Baird G. and Le Couteur A. (2011) 'ASD diagnostic assessments: Improvements since NAP-C publication', Archives of Disease of Childhood. 96, 473-475
  • Parkinson KN, Dickinson HO, Arnaud C, Lyons A, Colver A. Pain in young people aged 13-17 years with cerebral palsy: cross-sectional, multicentre European study. Archives of Disease of Childhood. 2013;98:434-40. PMID:23606716
  • Pennington L, Roelant E, Thomson V, Robson S, Steen N, Miller N (2013) Intensive dysarthria therapy for younger children with cerebral palsy. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 55 (5), 464-471. DOI: 10.1111/dmcn.12098
  • Yousaf F, Collerton J, Kingston A, Kenny A, Davies K, Jagger C, Robinson L, Kirkwood TBL, Keavney B. Prevalence of left ventricular dysfunction in a UK community sample of very old people: the Newcastle 85+ study. Heart 2012: doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2012-302457.