Stress, life events, and socioeconomic disparities in health: results from the Americans' Changing Lives Study.

@article{Lantz2005StressLE,
  title={Stress, life events, and socioeconomic disparities in health: results from the Americans' Changing Lives Study.},
  author={Paula M. Lantz and James S. House and Richard P. Mero and David R. Williams},
  journal={Journal of health and social behavior},
  year={2005},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={274-88}
}
It has been hypothesized that exposure to stress and negative life events is related to poor health outcomes, and that differential exposure to stress plays a role in socioeconomic disparities in health. Data from three waves of the Americans' Changing Lives study (n = 3,617) were analyzed to investigate prospectively the relationship among socioeconomic indicators, five measures of stress/negative life events, and the health outcomes of mortality, functional limitations, and self-rated health… CONTINUE READING

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