Relationships of hardiness to physical and mental health status in military men: a test of mediated effects

@article{Taylor2011RelationshipsOH,
  title={Relationships of hardiness to physical and mental health status in military men: a test of mediated effects},
  author={Marcus K. Taylor and Ricardo S Pietrobon and John Taverniers and Matthew R. Leon and Benedict J. Fern},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={36},
  pages={1-9}
}
Evidence links the personality trait hardiness to both mental (MH) and physical health (PH) status, but few unifying models delineate interrelationships of these variables. The first purpose of this study was to examine the association of hardiness to MH and PH in military men. Second, we tested the hypothesis that MH would mediate the association of hardiness with PH. Identical measures were collected in two separate, demographically-similar samples (n = 65 and n = 55). All subjects completed… CONTINUE READING