A comparative analysis of measurement approaches for physiological dysregulation in an older population.

@article{Seplaki2005ACA,
  title={A comparative analysis of measurement approaches for physiological dysregulation in an older population.},
  author={Christopher L. Seplaki and Noreen J. Goldman and Dana A. Glei and M. Weinstein},
  journal={Experimental gerontology},
  year={2005},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={438-49}
}
The theory of allostatic load describes how the cumulative experience of emotional challenges and stressful events over the life course may take a significant physiological toll on multiple interrelated systems of the body. Various summary measures of these effects have been proposed in the literature, but few studies focus on systematically evaluating them. We use data from a population-based sample of older Taiwanese to compare the explanatory power and cross-sectional predictive performance… CONTINUE READING

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