Lifestyle incongruity, social integration, and immune function in Samoan adolescents.

@article{Mcdade2001LifestyleIS,
  title={Lifestyle incongruity, social integration, and immune function in Samoan adolescents.},
  author={Thomas W. Mcdade},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={53 10},
  pages={1351-62}
}
The health consequences of rapid cultural and economic change have been explored for adults in a range of low-income countries, but comparable research in children and adolescents is currently lacking. Concurrently, the immunosuppressive effects of psychosocial stress have been documented in Western populations, but have yet to be considered in cross-cultural contexts. This study uses lifestyle incongruity (inconsistency between a household's material style of life and its socioeconomic status… CONTINUE READING

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