Subjective social status: construct validity and associations with psychosocial vulnerability and self-rated health.

@article{Cundiff2013SubjectiveSS,
  title={Subjective social status: construct validity and associations with psychosocial vulnerability and self-rated health.},
  author={Jenny M Cundiff and Timothy D Smith and Bert N. Uchino and Cynthia A Berg},
  journal={International journal of behavioral medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={148-58}
}
BACKGROUND Subjective social status (SSS) predicts health outcomes independently of traditional, objective indicators of socioeconomic status (SES). However, the potential confounding and mediating effects of negative affect and similar psychosocial risk and resilience factors have not been adequately addressed through formal studies of convergent and discriminant validity of SSS measures. PURPOSE The current study provides such a test of construct validity and subsequently examines whether… CONTINUE READING

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