Relationship of subjective and objective social status with psychological and physiological functioning: preliminary data in healthy white women.

@article{Adler2000RelationshipOS,
  title={Relationship of subjective and objective social status with psychological and physiological functioning: preliminary data in healthy white women.},
  author={Nancy E. Adler and Elissa S Epel and G Castellazzo and Jeannette R. Ickovics},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={586-92}
}
This preliminary study compared the associations between objective and subjective socioeconomic status (SES) with psychological and physical variables among 157 healthy White women, 59 of whom subsequently participated in a laboratory stress study. Compared with objective indicators, subjective social status was more consistently and strongly related to psychological functioning and health-related factors (self-rated health, heart rate, sleep latency, body fat distribution, and cortisol… CONTINUE READING
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