Carol D Ryff
Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
- Psychological well-being and ill-being: do they have distinct or mirrored biological correlates?Carol D Ryff
Institute on Aging, Medical Science Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
Psychother Psychosom 75:85-95. 2006..e. well-being and ill-being correlate similarly with biomarkers, but show opposite directional signs), whereas independence predicts 'distinct' biological correlates (i.e. well-being and ill-being have different biological signatures)...
- Positive health: connecting well-being with biologyCarol D Ryff
Institute on Aging, 2245 Medical Science Center, 1300 University Avenue, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:1383-94. 2004..Hedonic well-being, however, showed minimal linkage to biomarker assessments. Future research directions building on these initial findings are discussed...
- Social environments and the genetics of aging: advancing knowledge of protective health mechanismsCarol D Ryff
Institute on Aging, 2245 Medical Science Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:12-23. 2005..Particularly important is the identification of environmental influences that protect susceptible persons from disease incidence...
- Making a life worth living: neural correlates of well-beingHeather L Urry
Department of Psychology and W.M. Keck Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Psychol Sci 15:367-72. 2004..Appropriately engaging sources of appetitive motivation, characteristic of higher left than right baseline levels of prefrontal activation, may encourage the experience of well-being...
- Cancer survivors' responses to daily stressors: implications for quality of lifeErin S Costanzo
Department of Psychiatry and Carbone Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53719, USA
Health Psychol 31:360-70. 2012..This study examined cancer survivors' experience of and responses to challenges and stressors associated with everyday living. The impact of daily stressors on quality of life concerns and cortisol patterns was also investigated...
- Socioeconomic status predicts objective and subjective sleep quality in aging womenElliot M Friedman
Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
Psychosom Med 69:682-91. 2007..Epidemiological studies linking SES and sleep quality have traditionally relied on self-reported assessments of sleep...
- Now you feel it, now you don't: frontal brain electrical asymmetry and individual differences in emotion regulationDaren C Jackson
University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
Psychol Sci 14:612-7. 2003..This relation between resting frontal activation and recovery following an aversive event supports the idea of a frontally mediated mechanism involved in one form of automatic emotion regulation...
- Psychosocial predictors of changing sleep patterns in aging women: a multiple pathway approachCynthia H Phelan
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, William S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, 2500 Overlook Terrace, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Psychol Aging 25:858-66. 2010..Future research is needed to examine whether interventions focused on maintaining or enhancing psychological well-being could minimize later life declines in sleep quality...
- Socioeconomic and psychosocial predictors of interleukin-6 in the MIDUS national sampleJennifer A Morozink
Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Health Psychol 29:626-35. 2010..S. (MIDUS). The influences of educational attainment and psychosocial factors on IL-6 in middle aged and older adults were also examined...
- Psychosocial adjustment among cancer survivors: findings from a national survey of health and well-beingErin S Costanzo
Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Health Psychol 28:147-56. 2009..The impact of aging on psychosocial adjustment was also investigated...
- Living well with medical comorbidities: a biopsychosocial perspectiveElliot M Friedman
CorreInstitute on Aging, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 624 WARF Building, 610 North Walnut Street, Madison, WI 53726, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 67:535-44. 2012....
- Coping and positive affect predict longitudinal change in glycosylated hemoglobinVera K Tsenkova
Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706 1696, USA
Health Psychol 27:S163-71. 2008..This study investigated whether different psychosocial factors predicted levels of glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA-sub(1c)) over time, after adjusting for covariates and baseline level of HbA-sub(1c)...
- Bioindicators in the MIDUS national study: protocol, measures, sample, and comparative contextGayle Dienberg Love
Institute on Aging, 2245 Medical Sciences Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706, USA
J Aging Health 22:1059-80. 2010..Longitudinal survey assessments (2004-2005), were followed by biological assessments on a subsample (aged 35-85).To facilitate public use, we describe the protocol, measures, and sample...
- Social relationships, sleep quality, and interleukin-6 in aging womenElliot M Friedman
Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:18757-62. 2005....
- Plasma interleukin-6 and soluble IL-6 receptors are associated with psychological well-being in aging womenElliot M Friedman
Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726 2397, USA
Health Psychol 26:305-13. 2007..This study tested the hypothesis that psychological well-being would predict lower plasma levels of inflammatory factors in aging women...
- Who participates? Accounting for longitudinal retention in the MIDUS national study of health and well-beingBARRY T RADLER
Medical Science Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1300 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706, USA
J Aging Health 22:307-31. 2010..With its extensive age range (25-75 at Time 1) and long-term design (9- to 10-year survey interval), MIDUS is useful for investigating common sociodemographic and health predictors of continuing participation...
- Chronic discrimination predicts higher circulating levels of E-selectin in a national sample: the MIDUS studyElliot M Friedman
Institute on Aging, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
Brain Behav Immun 23:684-92. 2009..Moreover, they add to a growing literature suggesting that unfair treatment in general may predict adverse health outcomes...
- Population differences in proinflammatory biology: Japanese have healthier profiles than AmericansChristopher L Coe
Harlow Center for Biological Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53715, USA
Brain Behav Immun 25:494-502. 2011....
- Socioeconomic status and psychological well-being predict cross-time change in glycosylated hemoglobin in older women without diabetesVera K Tsenkova
Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, W J Brogden Hall, 1202 W Johnson Street, Madison, WI 53706 1696, USA
Psychosom Med 69:777-84. 2007..To investigate whether socioeconomic status and psychological well-being (eudaimonic and hedonic aspects) predicted nondiabetic levels of glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) over time, after adjusting for covariates and baseline level of HbA1c...
- Perceived weight discrimination amplifies the link between central adiposity and nondiabetic glycemic control (HbA1c)Vera K Tsenkova
School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
Ann Behav Med 41:243-51. 2011..While the preclinical development of type 2 diabetes is partly explained by obesity and central adiposity, psychosocial research has shown that chronic stressors such as discrimination have health consequences as well...
- Cultural differences in the dialectical and non-dialectical emotional styles and their implications for healthYuri Miyamoto
Department of Psychology, 1202 West Johnson Street, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Cogn Emot 25:22-39. 2011..Together, these findings show the cultural differences in the experience of balanced positive and negative emotions and their health correlates...
- The association between psychosocial factors and vaccine-induced cytokine productionMary S Hayney
University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, 777 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705 2222, USA
Vaccine 21:2428-32. 2003..6-0.7; P<0.05). This preliminary study represents one of the first to show positive physiological health is associated with positive psychosocial factors...
- Status inequalities, perceived discrimination, and eudaimonic well-being: do the challenges of minority life hone purpose and growth?Carol D Ryff
Institute on Aging, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
J Health Soc Behav 44:275-91. 2003....
- Affective style and in vivo immune response: neurobehavioral mechanismsMelissa A Rosenkranz
Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, 1202 W. Johnson Street, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:11148-52. 2003..These data support the hypothesis that individuals characterized by a more negative affective style mount a weaker immune response and therefore may be at greater risk for illness than those with a more positive affective style...
- Socioeconomic status and subclinical atherosclerosis in older adultsScott D Nash
Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726 2336, USA
Prev Med 52:208-12. 2011..This study investigated the long-term effects of socioeconomic status (SES) on atherosclerosis...
- The role of self-enhancing evaluations in a successful life transitionChristine Man Lai Kwan
Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
Psychol Aging 18:3-12. 2003..This study underscores the significance of holding a positive view of self vis-à-vis others in negotiating life challenges as well as the reciprocal influence of well-being on social self-evaluative processes...
- Optimizing well-being: the empirical encounter of two traditionsCorey L M Keyes
Department of Sociology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 82:1007-22. 2002..Compared with adults with higher SWB than PWB. adults with higher PWB than SWB were younger, had more education, and showed more openness to experience...
- Protective environments and health status: cross-talk between human and animal studiesBurton Singer
Office of Population Research, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
Neurobiol Aging 26:113-8. 2005....
- Somatization and mental health: a comparative study of the idiom of distress hypothesisCorey L M Keyes
Department of Sociology, Emory University, 1555 Pierce Drive Room 225, Tarbutton Hall, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Soc Sci Med 57:1833-45. 2003..Also, the disparity in mental health was greatest and favored the U.S. adults at low levels of somatization, but the disparity in mental health between countries disappeared as somatization increased...
- Diverse pathways to positive and negative affect in adulthood and later life: an integrative approach using recursive partitioningTara L Gruenewald
Department of Medicine Geriatrics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
Dev Psychol 44:330-43. 2008..Overall, the methodology offers tractable strategies for discerning meaningful patterns in highly complex data sets...
- Interactive effects of traits on adjustment to a life transitionAnat Bardi
Department of Psychology, The University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom
J Pers 75:955-83. 2007..These effects were consistent across time, showing long-term effects. Overall, the findings demonstrate the multiplicity of ways in which trait interactions predict dynamic adjustment to a life transition...
- Exploring the influence of personality on depressive symptoms and self-esteem across a significant life transitionKristen C Kling
Department of Psychology, St Cloud State University, St Cloud, MN 56301 4498, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 85:922-32. 2003..The study documents the dynamic influence of personality on positive and negative aspects of adjustment and investigates differing routes through which such effects occur...
- Combinations of biomarkers predictive of later life mortalityTara L Gruenewald
Department of Medicine/Geriatrics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1687, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:14158-63. 2006....
- The relationship of psychological well-being to distress and personalityChiara Ruini
Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Psychother Psychosom 72:268-75. 2003..PWB scales measure an attitude toward optimal functioning that is crucial for a comprehensive consideration of individuals in clinical settings...
- Social relationships, gender, and allostatic load across two age cohortsTeresa E Seeman
Division of Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Psychosom Med 64:395-406. 2002..Data from two community-based cohorts are examined to evaluate the consistency of findings across two different age groups...
- Midlife Health in Japan (MIDJA) and the U.S. (MIDUS)Carol Ryff; Fiscal Year: 2007..Since our prior submission, we have added extensive findings to Preliminary Studies that demonstrate (with pilot data) support for our guiding hypotheses and also document the feasibility of our proposed biological data collection. ..