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Doctoral Research Fellow

Mashhood Ahmed Sheikh

Department of Community Medicine




Publications in CRIStin


  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Confounding, Mediation, or Independent Effect? Childhood Psychological Abuse, Mental Health, Mood/Psychological State, COPD, and Migraine. Journal of Interpersonal Violence 2019. ISSN 0886-2605.s 1 - 18.s doi: 10.1177/0886260519844773.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. The potential protective effect of friendship on the association between childhood adversity and psychological distress in adulthood: A retrospective, preliminary, three-wave population-based study. (fulltekst) Journal of Affective Disorders 2018; Volum 226 (15 January). ISSN 0165-0327.s 21 - 27.s doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2017.09.015.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Retrospectively reported childhood adversity is associated with asthma and chronic bronchitis, independent of mental health. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 2018; Volum 114. ISSN 0022-3999.s 50 - 57.s doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2018.09.007.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Leisure time physical activity and incident use of prescription tranquilizers: A longitudinal population-based study. Journal of Affective Disorders 2018; Volum 238. ISSN 0165-0327.s 327 - 335.s doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2018.06.010.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Child maltreatment, psychopathological symptoms, and onset of diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism and COPD in adulthood. Journal of Affective Disorders 2018; Volum 241. ISSN 0165-0327.s 80 - 85.s doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2018.07.085.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Coloring of the past via respondent’s current psychological state, mediation, and the association between childhood disadvantage and morbidity in adulthood. Journal of Psychiatric Research 2018; Volum 103. ISSN 0022-3956.s 173 - 181.s doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2018.05.027.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Psychological abuse, substance abuse distress, dissatisfaction with friendships, and incident psychiatric problems. (fulltekst) Journal of Psychosomatic Research 2018; Volum 108 (May). ISSN 0022-3999.s 78 - 84.s doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2018.03.001.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed; Vancampfort, Davy; Stubbs, Brendon. Leisure time physical activity and future psychological distress: A thirteen year longitudinal population-based study. (fulltekst) Journal of Psychiatric Research 2018; Volum 101. ISSN 0022-3956.s 50 - 56.s doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2018.02.025.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Childhood disadvantage, education, and psychological distress in adulthood: A three-wave population-based study. (fulltekst) Journal of Affective Disorders 2018; Volum 229. ISSN 0165-0327.s 206 - 212.s doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2017.12.051.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Childhood adversities and chronic conditions: examination of mediators, recall bias and age at diagnosis. (fulltekst) International Journal of Public Health 2017; Volum 63 (2). ISSN 1661-8556.s 181 - 192.s doi: 10.1007/s00038-017-1021-2.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Childhood physical maltreatment, perceived social isolation, and internalizing symptoms: a longitudinal, three‑wave, population‑based study. (fulltekst) European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2017; Volum 27 (4). ISSN 1018-8827.s 481 - 491.s doi: 10.1007/s00787-017-1090-z.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed; Abelsen, Birgit; Olsen, Jan Abel. Education and health and well-being: direct and indirect effects with multiple mediators and interactions with multiple imputed data in Stata. (fulltekst) Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2017; Volum 71 (11). ISSN 0143-005X.s 1037 - 1045.s doi: 10.1136/jech-2016-208671.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Confounding and Statistical Significance of Indirect Effects: Childhood Adversity, Education, Smoking, and Anxious and Depressive Symptomatology. Frontiers in Psychology 2017; Volum 8. ISSN 1664-1078.s doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01317.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed; Lund, Eiliv; Braaten, Tonje. Test–retest reliability of self-reported diabetes diagnosis in the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study: A population-based longitudinal study (n = 33,919). SAGE Open Medicine 2016; Volum 4. ISSN 2050-3121.s 1 - 11.s doi: 10.1177/2050312115622857.

  • Ahmed, Mashhood Sheikh; Abelsen, Birgit; Olsen, Jan Abel. Differential Recall Bias, Intermediate Confounding, and Mediation Analysis in Life Course Epidemiology: An Analytic Framework with Empirical Example. Frontiers in Psychology 2016; Volum 7 (1828). ISSN 1664-1078.s doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01828.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed; Abelsen, Birgit; Olsen, Jan Abel. Clarifying Associations between Childhood Adversity, Social Support, Behavioral Factors, and Mental Health, Health, and Well-Being in Adulthood: A Population-Based Study. (fulltekst) Frontiers in Psychology 2016; Volum 7 (727). ISSN 1664-1078.s doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00727.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed; Lund, Eiliv; Braaten, Tonje. The predictive effect of body mass index on type 2 diabetes in the Norwegian women and cancer study. (fulltekst) Lipids in Health and Disease 2014; Volum 13 (164). ISSN 1476-511X.s doi: 10.1186/1476-511X-13-164.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed; Abelsen, Birgit; Olsen, Jan Abel. Role of respondents' education as a mediator and moderator in the association between childhood socio-economic status and later health and wellbeing. (fulltekst) BMC Public Health 2014; Volum 14. ISSN 1471-2458.s doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-1172.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Quality registry for improving the quality and relevance of higher education in Pakistan. Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies 2011; Volum 3 (1). ISSN 1948-6529.s 101 - 105.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Religiosity and rebelliousness among young men in Lahore, Pakistan. Betwixt & Between 2010. ISSN 1504-2618.s 142 - 157.

  • Islam, Rakibul; Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Cultural and socio-economic factors in health, health services and prevention for indigenous people. Antrocom 2010; Volum 6 (2). ISSN 1973-2880.s 263 - 273.

  • Khalil, Noor Akbar; Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Political Manipulation in Human Rights Violations: A Case of Honor Killings in Balochistan, Pakistan. Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies 2010; Volum 2 (2). ISSN 1948-6529.s 36 - 43.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Childhood trauma and adult health and wellbeing. European Journal of Public Health 2015; Volum 25. ISSN 1101-1262.s doi: http://eurpub.oxfordjournals.org/content/25/suppl_3/ckv176.301.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Your Parents' Wealth is more Important than their Education for Your Later Health and Wellbeing: Evidence from the Tromsø Study.. International Journal of Epidemiology 2015; Volum 44. ISSN 0300-5771.s doi: 10.1093/ije/dyv096.205.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Parental income is more important than parental education to children's health and wellbeing in adulthood: Evidence from The Tromsø Study. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2014; Volum 71 (A119). ISSN 1351-0711.s 119 - 119.s doi: 10.1136/oemed-2014-102362.374.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Parental income is more important than parental education to children's health and wellbeing in adulthood: Evidence from The Tromsø Study. Annals of Epidemiology 2014; Volum 24 (9). ISSN 1047-2797.s 689 - 690.s doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2014.06.041.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Parental income is more important than parental education to children’s health and wellbeing in adulthood. Nordic Health Economists’ Study Group Annual Meeting 2014-08-20 - 2014-08-22 2014.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Test-retest reliability of self-reported information on diabetes diagnosis, and the predictive effect of body mass index on type 2 diabetes in The Norwegian Women and Cancer Study (NOWAC). 2011.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Formal Education (Taleem) with Respect to Employment (Noukri) and Career in Lahore, Pakistan. 44th Annual Conference of Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast 2010-06-18 - 2010-06-20 2010.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Cross gender relationships among youth in Lahore, Pakistan. Asian Diversity in a Global Context. Gendering Asia Network Conference 2010-11-12 - 2010-11-13 2010.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Health problems among the students of the University of Tromsø, Norway. 20th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion 2010-07-11 - 2010-07-15 2010.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Psychosomatic health and School related Burnout among students of Tromsø University. Arctic Frontiers: Living in the high North 2010-01-24 - 2010-01-29 2010.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Side effects: Portrait of a young art student in Lahore. 2009.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Young men of Lahore. 2009.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Homesickness, anxiety and depression among International students of Tromso University. The Annual Workshop of The International Network for Circumpolar Health Research 2008-05-12 - 2008-05-16 2008.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed; Haile, Seifu Woldeyohannes. Harley … the bad people?. 2007.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. A study on the students of sociology department on the basis of their violation of personal space, emotional and psychological abuse, freedom of expression, adjustment and expressiveness with gender differences. 2007.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Keep Talking. 2006.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Running Man. 2005.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Murder. 2005.

  • Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed. Aik Kahani. 2005.

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