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Relationship of subjective and objective social status with psychological and physiological functioning: preliminary data in healthy white women.
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 whomExpand
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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. ResearchersExpand
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Accelerated telomere shortening in response to life stress.
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 mechanismsExpand
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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 alsoExpand
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Socioeconomic Status and Health: What We Know and What We Don't
  • N. Adler, J. Ostrove
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • 1 December 1999
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 ofExpand
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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 beExpand
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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 canExpand
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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 unresolvedExpand
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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: DataExpand
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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 measureExpand
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