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Relationship of subjective and objective social status with psychological and physiological functioning: preliminary data in healthy white women.
- N. Adler, E. Epel, G. Castellazzo, J. Ickovics
- Medicine, Psychology
- Health psychology : official journal of the…
- 1 November 2000
This preliminary study compared the associations between objective and subjective socioeconomic status (SES) with psychological and physical variables among 157 healthy White women, 59 of whom… Expand
Socioeconomic status and health. The challenge of the gradient.
Socioeconomic status (SES) is consistently associated with health outcomes, yet little is known about the psychosocial and behavioral mechanisms that might explain this association. Researchers… Expand
Accelerated telomere shortening in response to life stress.
- E. Epel, E. Blackburn, +4 authors R. Cawthon
- Biology, Medicine
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
- 7 December 2004
Numerous studies demonstrate links between chronic stress and indices of poor health, including risk factors for cardiovascular disease and poorer immune function. Nevertheless, the exact mechanisms… Expand
Socioeconomic disparities in health: pathways and policies.
Socioeconomic status (SES) underlies three major determinants of health: health care, environmental exposure, and health behavior. In addition, chronic stress associated with lower SES may also… Expand
Socioeconomic Status and Health: What We Know and What We Don't
Abstract: In the past 15 years, we have seen a marked increase in research on socioeconomic status (SES) and health. Research in the first part of this era examined the nature of the relationship of… Expand
Subjective social status: its determinants and its association with measures of ill-health in the Whitehall II study.
The purpose of this study was twofold-(1) investigate the role of subjective social status as a predictor of ill-health, with a further exploration of the extent to which this relationship could be… Expand
Cancer care for the whole patient : meeting psychosocial health needs
Cancer care today often provides state-of-the-science biomedical treatment, but fails to address the psychological and social (psychosocial) problems associated with the illness. This failure can… Expand
U.S. disparities in health: descriptions, causes, and mechanisms.
Eliminating health disparities is a fundamental, though not always explicit, goal of public health research and practice. There is a burgeoning literature in this area, but a number of unresolved… Expand
Does Subjective Social Status Predict Health and Change in Health Status Better Than Objective Status?
Objective: To examine, among middle-aged individuals, if subjective socioeconomic status (SES) predicts health status and change in health status over time better than objective SES. Methods: Data… Expand
Subjective social status: reliability and predictive utility for global health
This article examines the test–retest reliability and predictive utility of a new self-report measure of subjective socioeconomic status (SES) with a large, multiethnic national sample. The measure… Expand