Inflammation, Self-Regulation, and Health: An Immunologic Model of Self-Regulatory Failure

  title={Inflammation, Self-Regulation, and Health: An Immunologic Model of Self-Regulatory Failure},
  author={Grant S Shields and Wesley G. Moons and G. M. Slavich},
  journal={Perspectives on Psychological Science},
  pages={588 - 612}
  • Grant S Shields, Wesley G. Moons, G. M. Slavich
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Perspectives on Psychological Science
  • Self-regulation is a fundamental human process that refers to multiple complex methods by which individuals pursue goals in the face of distractions. Whereas superior self-regulation predicts better academic achievement, relationship quality, financial and career success, and lifespan health, poor self-regulation increases a person’s risk for negative outcomes in each of these domains and can ultimately presage early mortality. Given its centrality to understanding the human condition, a large… CONTINUE READING

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