Exploring the role of the built and social neighborhood environment in moderating stress and health.

@article{Matthews2010ExploringTR,
  title={Exploring the role of the built and social neighborhood environment in moderating stress and health.},
  author={Stephen A. Matthews and Tse-Chuan Yang},
  journal={Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={170-83}
}
BACKGROUND Health researchers have explored how different aspects of neighborhood characteristics contribute to health and well-being, but current understanding of built environment factors is limited. PURPOSE This study explores whether the association between stress and health varies by residential neighborhood, and if yes, whether built and social neighborhood environment characteristics act as moderators. METHODS This study uses multilevel modeling and variables derived from geospatial… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 23 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 77 references

Available at http://www.pasda.psu.edu

  • Rosenberry S. Hospital
  • Accessibility verified May 20,
  • 2008
Highly Influential
7 Excerpts

329-336

  • Kurtines WM Silverman WK Serafini LT. The impact of exposur Berman SL, violence on urban youth. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 1996, 66
  • 182 ann. behav. med.
  • 2010
1 Excerpt

940-946

  • Diez Roux AV Galea S. Are neighborhood characteristics Mair CF, 62
  • ann. behav. med.
  • 2010
2 Excerpts

Are neighborhood characteristics associated with depressive symptoms ? A critical review

  • CF Mair, AV DiezRoux, S Galea
  • Am J Prev Med
  • 2008

Community studies reporting association between selfrated health and mortality : Additional studies , 1995 to 1998

  • Y Benyamini, EL Idler
  • Advances in telephone survey methodology
  • 2007

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…