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From social integration to health: Durkheim in the new millennium.
It is widely recognized that social relationships and affiliation have powerful effects on physical and mental health. When investigators write about the impact of social relationships on health,Expand
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The role of optimism in social network development, coping, and psychological adjustment during a life transition.
The authors investigated the extent to which social support and coping account for the association between greater optimism and better adjustment to stressful life events. College students of bothExpand
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Evaluating the Wellness School Assessment Tool for use in public health practice to improve school nutrition and physical education policies in New York.
BACKGROUND Addressing the limitations of existing Local Wellness Policies (LWPs) and promoting their implementation remain priorities for health and education agencies. One gap has been the absenceExpand
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The Contribution of Individual Differences in Hostility to the Associations between Daily Interpersonal Conflict, Affect, and Sleep
Adults of both sexes completed phone interviews assessing interpersonal conflict, state negative and positive affect (NA and PA), and sleep from the previous night on 7 consecutive evenings. GreaterExpand
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Social Integration and Health: The Case of the Common Cold
We present evidence from a prospective study of social network diversity and susceptibility to the common cold in people experimentally exposed to a cold virus. Expand
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Predictors of total calories purchased at fast-food restaurants: restaurant characteristics, calorie awareness, and use of calorie information.
OBJECTIVE To examine purchase patterns at fast-food restaurants and their relation to restaurant characteristics, customer characteristics, and use of calorie information. DESIGN Cross-sectionalExpand
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