Brien SB, Stuart B, Dickens AP, Kendrick T, Jordan RE, Adab P, Thomas M. Independent determinants of disease-related quality of life in COPD - scope for non-pharmacological interventions? International Journal of COPD. 13: 247-256
Khan A, Dickens AP*, Adab P, Jordan R. 2017. Self-management behaviour and support among primary care COPD patients: Cross-sectional analysis of data from the Birmingham Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Cohort. npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine, 27;46; doi:10.1038/s41533-017-0046-6
Kosteli M-C, Heneghan N, Roskell C, Williams SE, Adab P*, Dickens AP, Enocson A, Fitzmaurice D, Jolly K, Jordan R, Greenfield S, Cumming J. Barriers and enablers of physical activity engagement for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in primary care. International Journal of COPD. 12: 1019-1031
Adab P, Fitzmaurice DA, Dickens AP, Ayres JG, Buni H, Cheng KK, Cooper BG, Daley A, Enocson A, Greenfield S, Jolly K, Jowett S, Kalirai K, Marsh JL, Miller MR, Riley RD, Siebert WS, Stockley RA, Turner AM, Jordan RE. Cohort profile: The Birmingham Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Cohort Study. International Journal of Epidemiology, 2016; doi: 10.1093/ije/dyv350
Jenkinson CE, Dickens AP, Jones K, Thompson-Coon J, Taylor RS, Rogers M, Bambra CL, Lang I, Richards SH. Is volunteering a public health intervention? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the health and survival of volunteers. BMC Public Health, 2013; 13:773
Dickens AP, Richards SH, Greaves CJ, Campbell JL. Interventions targeting social isolation in older people: a systematic review. BMC Public Health, 2011; 11: 647 (highly accessed).
Dickens AP, Lang, IA, Langa KM, Kos K, Llewellyn DJ. Vitamin D, cognitive dysfunction and dementia in older adults. CNS Drugs (invited lead article), 2011; 25(8): 629-39.
Dickens AP, Richards SH, Hawton A, Taylor R, Greaves CJ, Green C, Campbell JL, Edwards R. An evaluation of the effectiveness of a community mentoring service for socially isolated older people: a controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 2011; 11: 218.