Below are the links to key articles focusing on the behavioural and social aspects of diabetes. This list is not exhaustive. We aim to include more articles in time. If you are having difficulty accessing articles please contact us.
Ali S, Stone M, Peters J, Davies M, Khunti, K. (2006). The prevalence of co‐morbid depression in adults with Type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta‐analysis. Diabetic Medicine, 23(11), 1165-1173.
Barnard K, Skinner T, Peveler R. (2006). The prevalence of co‐morbid depression in adults with Type 1 diabetes: systematic literature review. Diabetic Medicine, 23(4), 445-448.
Due-Christensen M, Zoffmann V, Hommel E, Lau M. (2012). Can sharing experiences in groups reduce the burden of living with diabetes, regardless of glycaemic control? Diabetic Medicine, 29(2), 251-256.
Edge LE, Dismuke CE (2011). Serious psychological distress and diabetes: a review of the literature. Curr Psychiatry Rep DOI 10/1007/s1192-001-0240-0.
Edge LE, Ellis C (2010). Diabetes and depression: global perspectives. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 87: 302-312.
Diabetes-related Distress (Burnout)
Fisher L, Hessler DM, Polonsky WH, Mullan, J (2012). When Is Diabetes Distress Clinically Meaningful? Diabetes Care.
Polonsky WH, Anderson BJ, Lohrer PA, Welch G, Jacobson AM, Aponte JE, Schwartz CE (1995). Assessment of diabetes-related distress. Diabetes Care, 18(6), 754-760.
Welch GW, Jacobson AM, Polonsky WH (1997). The Problem Areas in Diabetes Scale. An evaluation of its clinical utility. Diabetes Care, 20(5), 760-766.
Fear of Hypoglycaemia
Fidler C, Elmelund Christensen T, Gillard S. (2011). Hypoglycemia: An overview of fear of hypoglycemia, quality-of-life, and impact on costs. Journal of Medical Economics, 14(5), 646-655.
Wild D, von Maltzahn R, Brohan E, Christensen T, Clauson P, Gonder-Frederick L. (2007). A critical review of the literature on fear of hypoglycemia in diabetes: Implications for diabetes management and patient education. Patient education and counseling, 68(1), 10-15.
Psychological Insulin Resistance
Peyrot M, Rubin RR, Lauritzen T, Skovlund SE, Snoek FJ, Matthews DR, Landgraf R, Kleinebreil L. (2005). Resistance to insulin therapy among patients and providers. Diabetes Care, 28(11), 2673.
Polonsky WH, Fisher L, Gusman S, Villa-Caballero L, Edelman SV. (2005). Psychological Insulin Resistance in Patient with type 2 diabetes: The scope of the problem, Diabetes Care, 28 (10), 2543-2545.
Polonsky WH, Jackson RA. (2004). What’s so tough about taking insulin? Addressing the problem of psychological insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes. Clinical Diabetes, 22 (3), 147-160.
Quality of Life
Bradley C, Todd C, Gorton T, Symonds E, Martin A, Plowright R. (1999). The development of an individualized questionnaire measure of perceived impact of diabetes on quality of life: the ADDQoL. Quality of Life Research, 8(1), 79-91.
Speight J, Reaney M, Barnard K. (2009). Not all roads lead to Rome—a review of quality of life measurement in adults with diabetes. Diabetic Medicine, 26(4), 315-327.
Tang TS, Ayala GX, Cherrington A, Rana G. (2011). A review of volunteer-based peer support interventions in diabetes. Diabetes Spectrum, 24(2) 85-98.
Gillespie P, O'Shea E, Paul G, O'Dowd T, Smith SM. (2012) Cost effectiveness of peer support for type 2 diabetes. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 28(1) 3-11.
Dale JR, Williams SM, Bowyer V. (2012). What is the effect of peer support on diabetes outcomes in adults? A systematic review. Diabetic Medicine, 29(11) 1361-1377.
Fisher EB, Boothroyd RI, Coufal MM, Baumann LC, Mbanya JC, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Sanguanprasit, B, Tanasugarn, C. (2012). Peer Support For Self-Management Of Diabetes Improved Outcomes In International Settings. Health Affairs, 31(1), 130-139.
Lloyd C, Smith J, Weinger K. (2005). Stress and diabetes: a review of the links. Diabetes spectrum, 18(2), 121-127.
Pouwer F, Kupper N, Adriaanse MC. (2010). Does Emotional Stress Cause Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus? A Review from the European Depression in Diabetes (EDID) Research Consortium. Discovery Medicine, 9(45):112118.
Dickerson JB, Smith ML, Sosa E, Lisako McKyer E, Ory MG (2011). Perceived Risk of Developing Diabetes in Early Adulthood: Beliefs about Inherited and Behavioral Risk Factors across the Life Course. J Health Psychol 2012 17:285