Positive emotional well-being, health Behaviors, and inflammation measured by C-Reactive protein.

@article{Ironson2018PositiveEW,
  title={Positive emotional well-being, health Behaviors, and inflammation measured by C-Reactive protein.},
  author={G. Ironson and N. Banerjee and Calvin J Fitch and N. Krause},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={197},
  pages={
          235-243
        }
}
  • G. Ironson, N. Banerjee, +1 author N. Krause
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Social science & medicine
  • OBJECTIVE There is a substantial body of literature describing the association between inflammatory biomarkers and negative emotional factors (i.e. depression). However, less is known about how they might be related to positive psychological variables. This study examined the association between positive emotional well-being (PEWB) and C-Reactive Protein (CRP), an inflammatory biomarker important for cardiovascular and other diseases. METHOD Data were analyzed from 1979 respondents to a… CONTINUE READING

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