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Development of a Measure of the Motives Underlying the Selection of Food: the Food Choice Questionnaire
A number of factors are thought to influence people's dietary choices, including health, cost, convenience and taste, but there are no measures that address health-related and non-health-relatedExpand
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Cortisol awakening response and psychosocial factors: A systematic review and meta-analysis
The magnitude of the cortisol awakening response, a relatively new indicator of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical (HPA) axis activation, has been related to a number of psychosocial factors. ButExpand
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Cohort profile: the English longitudinal study of ageing.
The English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) is a panel study of a representative cohort of men and women living in England aged ≥50 years. It was designed as a sister study to the Health andExpand
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The effects of acute psychological stress on circulating inflammatory factors in humans: A review and meta-analysis
Stress influences circulating inflammatory markers, and these effects may mediate the influence of psychosocial factors on cardiovascular risk and other conditions such as psoriasis and rheumatoidExpand
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Positive Psychological Well-Being and Mortality: A Quantitative Review of Prospective Observational Studies
Objective: To review systematically prospective, observational, cohort studies of the association between positive well-being and mortality using meta-analytic methods. Recent years have witnessedExpand
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Subjective wellbeing, health, and ageing
Subjective wellbeing and health are closely linked to age. Three aspects of subjective wellbeing can be distinguished-evaluative wellbeing (or life satisfaction), hedonic wellbeing (feelings ofExpand
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Greater Cardiovascular Responses to Laboratory Mental Stress Are Associated With Poor Subsequent Cardiovascular Risk Status: A Meta-Analysis of Prospective Evidence
An increasing number of studies has tested whether greater cardiovascular responses to acute mental stress predict future cardiovascular disease, but results have been variable. This review aimedExpand
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Gender differences in food choice: The contribution of health beliefs and dieting
Background: Gender differences in health behaviors have been reported in many studies but causal mechanisms have been neglected.Purpose and Methods: This study examines 4 food choice behaviors in aExpand
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Genetic variants associated with subjective well-being, depressive symptoms and neuroticism identified through genome-wide analyses
Very few genetic variants have been associated with depression and neuroticism, likely because of limitations on sample size in previous studies. Subjective well-being, a phenotype that isExpand
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Positive affect and health-related neuroendocrine, cardiovascular, and inflammatory processes.
Negative affective states such as depression are associated with premature mortality and increased risk of coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and disability. It has been suggested that positiveExpand
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