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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Psychology D-index 33 Citations 5,181 96 World Ranking 6414 National Ranking 62

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social science
  • Social psychology
  • Mental health

Social support, Social network, Social psychology, Gerontology and Developmental psychology are his primary areas of study. His research in Social support focuses on subjects like Public health, which are connected to Personality, Coping and Locus of control. His Social network research focuses on Social capital and how it relates to Orientation.

In the field of Social psychology, his study on Interpersonal ties overlaps with subjects such as Disease cluster and Self evaluation. His Gerontology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Religious differences, Demography, Socioeconomic status and Psychological intervention. Howard Litwin combines subjects such as Social relation, Mental health and Interpersonal relationship with his study of Developmental psychology.

His most cited work include:

  • Social Network Type and Morale in Old Age (241 citations)
  • Social Network Type and Subjective Well-being in a National Sample of Older Americans (227 citations)
  • Perceived Income Adequacy Among Older Adults in 12 Countries: Findings From the Survey of Health, Ageing, and Retirement in Europe (135 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His scientific interests lie mostly in Social network, Gerontology, Social psychology, Social support and Developmental psychology. Howard Litwin has researched Social network in several fields, including Interpersonal communication and Social capital. The various areas that Howard Litwin examines in his Gerontology study include Demography, Health care and Public health.

Within one scientific family, Howard Litwin focuses on topics pertaining to Social work under Social psychology, and may sometimes address concerns connected to Public relations. His work in Social support tackles topics such as Interpersonal relationship which are related to areas like Social relation. Many of his studies involve connections with topics such as Cognition and Developmental psychology.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social network (34.04%)
  • Gerontology (29.08%)
  • Social psychology (19.86%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Developmental psychology (19.15%)
  • Social network (34.04%)
  • Gerontology (29.08%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of study are Developmental psychology, Social network, Gerontology, Association and Cognition. His Developmental psychology research integrates issues from Cognitive skill, Interpersonal communication and Social isolation. His studies link Depression with Social network.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Mental health and Clinical psychology in addition to Depression. His Gerontology study incorporates themes from Effects of sleep deprivation on cognitive performance, Health care and Public health. His work on Religiosity is typically connected to Ill health, Prayer and Judaism as part of general Social psychology study, connecting several disciplines of science.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Social Network, Activity Participation, and Cognition A Complex Relationship (29 citations)
  • Coming of age: health-care challenges of an ageing population in Israel (28 citations)
  • Social network changes among older Europeans: the role of gender. (27 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Social science
  • Social psychology
  • Mental health

His main research concerns Developmental psychology, Association, Social network, Cognition and Social connectedness. His research integrates issues of Cognitive skill and Interpersonal communication in his study of Developmental psychology. His Social network study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Socioemotional selectivity theory and Public health.

His work on Cognitive load as part of general Cognition study is frequently connected to Fluency, Cognitive decline and Numeracy, therefore bridging the gap between diverse disciplines of science and establishing a new relationship between them. His Social connectedness study necessitates a more in-depth grasp of Social psychology. Howard Litwin has included themes like Clinical psychology, Depression and Interpersonal ties in his Mental health study.

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Best Publications

Social Network Type and Morale in Old Age

Howard Litwin.
Gerontologist (2001)

433 Citations

Social Network Type and Subjective Well-being in a National Sample of Older Americans

Howard Litwin;Sharon Shiovitz-Ezra.
Gerontologist (2011)

343 Citations

The association between activity and wellbeing in later life: what really matters?

Howard Litwin;Sharon Shiovitz-Ezra.
Ageing & Society (2006)

229 Citations

Social networks and well-being: a comparison of older people in Mediterranean and non-Mediterranean countries.

Howard Litwin.
Journals of Gerontology Series B-psychological Sciences and Social Sciences (2010)

195 Citations

Perceived Income Adequacy Among Older Adults in 12 Countries: Findings From the Survey of Health, Ageing, and Retirement in Europe

Howard Litwin;Eliyahu V. Sapir.
Gerontologist (2009)

194 Citations

Elder participation in cyberspace: A qualitative analysis of Israeli retirees

Edith Blit-Cohen;Howard Litwin.
Journal of Aging Studies (2004)

176 Citations

Network Type and Mortality Risk in Later Life

Howard Litwin;Sharon Shiovitz-Ezra.
Gerontologist (2006)

173 Citations

Social network type and health status in a national sample of elderly Israelis

Howard Litwin.
Social Science & Medicine (1998)

172 Citations

Social network type and social support among the old-old

Howard Litwin;Ruth Landau.
Journal of Aging Studies (2000)

160 Citations

The social networks of elderly immigrants: An analytic typology

Howard Litwin.
Journal of Aging Studies (1995)

156 Citations

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