T E Seeman

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Social relationships and their biological correlates: Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study
    Teresa E Seeman
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, United States Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 43:126-38. 2014
  2. pmc Modeling multisystem biological risk in young adults: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study
    Teresa Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 22:463-72. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk and protective factors for physical functioning in older adults with and without chronic conditions: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging
    Teresa Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1687, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S135-44. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Cumulative biological risk and socio-economic differences in mortality: MacArthur studies of successful aging
    Teresa E Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, 10945 Le Conte Ave Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:1985-97. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Social relationships, gender, and allostatic load across two age cohorts
    Teresa E Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:395-406. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Social relationships and allostatic load in Taiwanese elderly and near elderly
    Teresa Seeman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:2245-57. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Social environment effects on health and aging: integrating epidemiologic and demographic approaches and perspectives
    T E Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1687, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 954:88-117. 2001
  8. pmc Disability trends among older Americans: National Health And Nutrition Examination Surveys, 1988-1994 and 1999-2004
    Teresa E Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 10945 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:100-7. 2010
  9. pmc Allostatic load as a marker of cumulative biological risk: MacArthur studies of successful aging
    T E Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:4770-5. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in age-related changes in HPA axis reactivity
    T E Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 26:225-40. 2001

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Publications83

  1. doi request reprint Social relationships and their biological correlates: Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study
    Teresa E Seeman
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, United States Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 43:126-38. 2014
    ..e., allostatic load [AL])...
  2. pmc Modeling multisystem biological risk in young adults: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study
    Teresa Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 22:463-72. 2010
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk and protective factors for physical functioning in older adults with and without chronic conditions: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging
    Teresa Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1687, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S135-44. 2002
    ..Older age continues to be seen as a period of declining health and functioning. The inevitability of declines, however, may be exaggerated, including declines for those with chronic health conditions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cumulative biological risk and socio-economic differences in mortality: MacArthur studies of successful aging
    Teresa E Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, 10945 Le Conte Ave Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:1985-97. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Social relationships, gender, and allostatic load across two age cohorts
    Teresa 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Social relationships and allostatic load in Taiwanese elderly and near elderly
    Teresa Seeman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:2245-57. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Social environment effects on health and aging: integrating epidemiologic and demographic approaches and perspectives
    T E Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1687, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 954:88-117. 2001
    ....
  8. pmc Disability trends among older Americans: National Health And Nutrition Examination Surveys, 1988-1994 and 1999-2004
    Teresa E Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 10945 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:100-7. 2010
    ..We investigated trends in disability among older Americans from 1988 through 2004 to test the hypothesis that more recent cohorts show increased burdens of disability...
  9. pmc Allostatic load as a marker of cumulative biological risk: MacArthur studies of successful aging
    T E Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:4770-5. 2001
    ..AL was a better predictor of mortality and decline in physical functioning than either the syndrome X or primary mediator components alone. The findings support the concept of AL as a measure of cumulative biological burden...
  10. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in age-related changes in HPA axis reactivity
    T E Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 26:225-40. 2001
    ..07). Repeated measures ANOVA confirmed the gender-by-age differences in the patterns of response (P = 0.01 for time*age*gender interaction)...
  11. pmc Education, income and ethnic differences in cumulative biological risk profiles in a national sample of US adults: NHANES III (1988-1994)
    Teresa Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, 10945 Le Comte Ave, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:72-87. 2008
    ..There were no significant ethnic differences in the patterns of association between socio-economic status and biological risks, but older age was associated with significantly weaker education and income gradients...
  12. doi request reprint Socio-economic differentials in peripheral biology: cumulative allostatic load
    Teresa Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1186:223-39. 2010
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  13. pmc Histories of social engagement and adult cognition: midlife in the U.S. study
    Teresa E Seeman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:i141-52. 2011
    ..To evaluate whether social contacts, support, and social strain/conflict are related to executive function and memory abilities in middle-age and older adults...
  14. pmc Poverty and biological risk: the earlier "aging" of the poor
    Eileen M Crimmins
    Andrus Gerontology Center, 3715 McClintock Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0191, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:286-92. 2009
    ..We examined age differences in levels of biological risk factors in the U.S. population by poverty status. It is not clear how socioeconomic status differentials in biological risk change with age because of mortality...
  15. ncbi request reprint Relation of childhood socioeconomic status and family environment to adult metabolic functioning in the CARDIA study
    Barbara J Lehman
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:846-54. 2005
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint The role of APOE-epsilon4 in longitudinal cognitive decline: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging
    P Bretsky
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Neurology 60:1077-81. 2003
    ..While a genetic risk factor for late-onset AD, the effects of the epsilon4 allele of the APOE gene on cognitive functioning more generally remain unclear...
  17. ncbi request reprint The associations between socioeconomic status, allostatic load and measures of health in older Taiwanese persons: Taiwan social environment and biomarkers of aging study
    Peifeng Hu
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 39:545-56. 2007
    ..The associations between education, income and health status are not mediated by the conventional ten-point measure of allostatic load in older Taiwanese adults...
  18. ncbi request reprint Peripheral blood markers of inflammation predict mortality and functional decline in high-functioning community-dwelling older persons
    David B Reuben
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:638-44. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the prognostic value of combining four peripheral blood measures of inflammation in healthy older persons...
  19. ncbi request reprint Social relationships, social support, and patterns of cognitive aging in healthy, high-functioning older adults: MacArthur studies of successful aging
    T E Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1687, USA
    Health Psychol 20:243-55. 2001
    ..The findings suggest the potential value of further research on the role of the social environment in protecting against cognitive declines at older ages...
  20. ncbi request reprint High urinary catecholamine excretion predicts mortality and functional decline in high-functioning, community-dwelling older persons: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging
    D B Reuben
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, University of California, School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90095 1687, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M618-24. 2000
    ..The predictive value of high urinary catecholamine excretion for functional decline and mortality in healthier older persons has not been determined...
  21. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial resources and the SES-health relationship
    S E Taylor
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1563, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 896:210-25. 1999
    ..The erosion of these resources as one moves lower on the SES scale and specific factors that contribute to such erosion are discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Education and APOE-e4 in longitudinal cognitive decline: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging
    Teresa E Seeman
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P74-83. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that the presence of at least one e4 allele appears to reduce the protective effects of education for those with at least a ninth-grade education or more, resulting in steeper cognitive declines with age...
  23. ncbi request reprint Is serum uric acid level associated with all-cause mortality in high-functioning older persons: MacArthur studies of successful aging?
    P Hu
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, UCLA School of Medicine, 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:1679-84. 2001
    ..Furthermore, it remains unclear whether the predictive value of uric acid level on mortality observed in younger cohorts can be extended to older people...
  24. pmc Increased mortality risk in older adults with persistently low or declining feelings of usefulness to others
    Tara L Gruenewald
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Aging Health 21:398-425. 2009
    ..This study seeks to determine if persistently low or declining feelings of usefulness to others in later life predict increased mortality hazard in older adults...
  25. pmc The rate of leukocyte telomere shortening predicts mortality from cardiovascular disease in elderly men
    Elissa S Epel
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Psychiatry, San Francisco, CA, 94143, USA
    Aging (Albany NY) 1:81-8. 2009
    ..0 (95% CI: 1.1 - 8.2). This is the first demonstration that rate of telomere length change (TLC) predicts mortality and thus may be a useful prognostic factor for longevity...
  26. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-6 and risk of cognitive decline: MacArthur studies of successful aging
    J D Weaver
    Division of Geriatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Neurology 59:371-8. 2002
    ....
  27. pmc Combinations of biomarkers predictive of later life mortality
    Tara 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
    ....
  28. pmc Socioeconomic status, race, and bone turnover in the Midlife in the US Study
    C J Crandall
    Division of General Internal Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Osteoporos Int 23:1503-12. 2012
    ..Among a group of 940 US adults, economic adversity and minority race status were associated with higher serum levels of markers of bone turnover. These results suggest that higher levels of social stress may increase bone turnover...
  29. ncbi request reprint Self-efficacy beliefs and perceived declines in functional ability: MacArthur studies of successful aging
    T E Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 54:P214-22. 1999
    ..Through such influences on perceptions of disability, self-efficacy beliefs may importantly affect lifestyles and quality of life at older ages...
  30. ncbi request reprint Association between serum beta-carotene levels and decline of cognitive function in high-functioning older persons with or without apolipoprotein E 4 alleles: MacArthur studies of successful aging
    Peifeng Hu
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, UCLA School of Medicine, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:616-20. 2006
    ..We used data from a 7-year cohort study of high-functioning older persons to explore whether the associations between serum beta-carotene level and subsequent decline of cognitive function differed by APOE 4 genotype...
  31. ncbi request reprint Feelings of Usefulness to Others, Disability, and Mortality in Older Adults: the MacArthur Study of Successful Aging
    Tara L Gruenewald
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:P28-37. 2007
    ..This suggests that feelings of usefulness may shape health trajectories in older adults...
  32. ncbi request reprint Urban neighborhoods and depressive symptoms among older adults
    Carol S Aneshensel
    Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Box 951772, 650 Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S52-9. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms as a predictor of cognitive decline: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging
    Joshua Chodosh
    VA Greater Los Angeles Health System, HSR and D COE and GRECC, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:406-15. 2007
    ..Our objective was to examine the association between depressive symptoms and longitudinal cognitive changes in older adults who were high-functioning at baseline...
  34. ncbi request reprint Dietary genistein intake and cognitive performance in a multiethnic cohort of midlife women
    Mei Hua Huang
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Menopause 13:621-30. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between food frequency questionnaire estimated isoflavone intakes and cognitive performance...
  35. pmc A multilevel analysis of urban neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage and health in late life
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:862-72. 2008
    ..In late life, neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage is more consequential to subjective appraisals of health than diagnosed CVD or functional limitations...
  36. pmc Preliminary evidence for subdimensions of geriatric frailty: the MacArthur study of successful aging
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2292-7. 2008
    ..To identify frailty subdimensions...
  37. pmc Computational identification of gene-social environment interaction at the human IL6 locus
    Steven W Cole
    Department of Medicine and Norman Cousins Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:5681-6. 2010
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Are plasma oxytocin in women and plasma vasopressin in men biomarkers of distressed pair-bond relationships?
    Shelley E Taylor
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Psychol Sci 21:3-7. 2010
    ..Controlling for estradiol and testosterone did not alter these findings. We conclude that plasma oxytocin in women and plasma vasopressin in men may be biomarkers of distressed pair-bond relationships...
  39. pmc Socioeconomic and ethnic disparities in cardiovascular risk in the United States, 2001-2006
    Arun S Karlamangla
    Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:617-28. 2010
    ..To quantify socioeconomic status and ethnic differences in risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) accrued from major risk factors in the United States...
  40. pmc Allostatic load and frailty in older adults
    Tara L Gruenewald
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 10945 LeConte Ave, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1525-31. 2009
    ..To examine the association between allostatic load (AL), an index of multisystem physiological dysregulation, and frailty development over a 3-year follow-up in a sample of older adults...
  41. pmc Prospective association between C-reactive protein and fatigue in the coronary artery risk development in young adults study
    Hyong Jin Cho
    Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 66:871-8. 2009
    ..This prospective study examined the association between C-reactive protein (CRP), a biomarker of systemic inflammation, and fatigue 5 years later...
  42. pmc Trajectories of cognitive function in late life in the United States: demographic and socioeconomic predictors
    Arun S Karlamangla
    UCLA Division of Geriatrics, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:331-42. 2009
    ....
  43. pmc Waist-hip-ratio as a predictor of all-cause mortality in high-functioning older adults
    Preethi Srikanthan
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:724-31. 2009
    ..We assessed the relationship between three measures of obesity and all-cause mortality in a group of healthy older adults...
  44. pmc Association of socioeconomic status with inflammation markers in black and white men and women in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study
    Tara L Gruenewald
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California Los Angeles, 10945 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:451-9. 2009
    ..Overall, findings indicate SES gradients in levels of inflammation burden in middle-aged White and Black males and females...
  45. doi request reprint Effects of a supportive or an unsupportive audience on biological and psychological responses to stress
    Shelley E Taylor
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095
    J Pers Soc Psychol 98:47-56. 2010
    ..It was concluded that when one must perform stressful tasks in front of an audience, evaluative concerns may outweigh the potential benefits of a supportive audience...
  46. pmc Early environment affects neuroendocrine regulation in adulthood
    Shelley E Taylor
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1285 Franz Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 6:244-51. 2011
    ..Participants in the bottom tertile showed more signs of HPA axis dysregulation than those in the top tertile. We discuss processes that may underlie these effects, with reference to the theory of allostatic load...
  47. ncbi request reprint Reduction in allostatic load in older adults is associated with lower all-cause mortality risk: MacArthur studies of successful aging
    Arun S Karlamangla
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:500-7. 2006
    ..To study the association between change in allostatic load (a risk score constructed from multiple biological markers) over a 2.5-year period and mortality in the following 4.5 years in older adults...
  48. ncbi request reprint Relationship of early life stress and psychological functioning to adult C-reactive protein in the coronary artery risk development in young adults study
    Shelley E Taylor
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 60:819-24. 2006
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Urban neighborhood context, educational attainment, and cognitive function among older adults
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1071-8. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Cognitive decline in high-functioning older persons is associated with an increased risk of hospitalization
    Joshua Chodosh
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1456-62. 2004
    ..To examine hospital use for patients with evidence of cognitive decline indicative of early cognitive impairment...
  51. ncbi request reprint The effect of self-reported and performance-based functional impairment on future hospital costs of community-dwelling older persons
    David B Reuben
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles, 90095 1687, USA
    Gerontologist 44:401-7. 2004
    ..We determined the prognostic value of self-reported and performance-based measurement of function, including functional transitions and combining different measurement approaches, on utilization...
  52. ncbi request reprint Increases in serum non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol may be beneficial in some high-functioning older adults: MacArthur studies of successful aging
    Arun S Karlamangla
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:487-94. 2004
    ..objectives: To examine the association between changes in serum non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C) over a 2.5-year period and risk of adverse health outcomes in the following 4.5 years in high-functioning older adults...
  53. ncbi request reprint How the question is asked makes a difference in the assessment of depressive symptoms in older persons
    Joshua Chodosh
    UCLA Division of Geriatrics, School of Medicine, 10945 Le Conte Ave, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:75-83. 2004
    ..The authors examined whether older adults respond comparably to two standard depression instruments rating symptoms by frequency/duration or degree of severity/"bother."..
  54. ncbi request reprint The associations between physical activity and inflammatory markers in high-functioning older persons: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging
    David B Reuben
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1125-30. 2003
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Late life cognition among men: a life course perspective on psychosocial experience
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 37:173-93. 2003
    ..Among older men with low educational attainment, the identification of mood disorders and personality attributes that negatively impact cognition may lead to the development of appropriate interventions...
  56. ncbi request reprint Identification of risk for high hospital use: cost comparisons of four strategies and performance across subgroups
    David B Reuben
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:615-20. 2003
    ..To determine the relative costs of four risk-identification strategies and compare their performance in predicting hospital use by different subgroups of older persons based on age, sex, and prior hospital use...
  57. ncbi request reprint Does inflammation or undernutrition explain the low cholesterol-mortality association in high-functioning older persons? MacArthur studies of successful aging
    Peifeng Hu
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:80-4. 2003
    ..To explore the effect of inflammation and undernutrition on the association between hypocholesterolemia and higher overall mortality in high-functioning older persons...
  58. ncbi request reprint Development of a method to identify seniors at high risk for high hospital utilization
    David B Reuben
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    Med Care 40:782-93. 2002
    ..A small percentage of older persons account for most Medicare costs. If persons at high risk for high health care utilization can be identified, resources can be directed to improve their health care and reduce utilization...
  59. ncbi request reprint Allostatic load as a predictor of functional decline. MacArthur studies of successful aging
    Arun S Karlamangla
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:696-710. 2002
    ..We conclude that a summary measure of physiologic dysregulation, such as allostatic load, is an independent predictor of functional decline in elderly men and women...
  60. ncbi request reprint Predicting cognitive impairment in high-functioning community-dwelling older persons: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging
    Joshua Chodosh
    Division of Geriatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1051-60. 2002
    ..To examine whether simple cognitive tests, when applied to cognitively intact older persons, are useful predictors of cognitive impairment 7 years later...
  61. ncbi request reprint Educational attainment, continued learning experience, and cognitive function among older men
    Richard G Wight
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA
    J Aging Health 14:211-36. 2002
    ..Conditional relationships between educational attainment and factors that importantly influence cognitive function are also investigated...
  62. ncbi request reprint Risky families: family social environments and the mental and physical health of offspring
    Rena L Repetti
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1563, USA
    Psychol Bull 128:330-66. 2002
    ..We conclude that childhood family environments represent vital links for understanding mental and physical health across the life span...
  63. ncbi request reprint The effects of serum beta-carotene concentration and burden of inflammation on all-cause mortality risk in high-functioning older persons: MacArthur studies of successful aging
    Peifeng Hu
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, UCLA School of Medicine, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:849-54. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate simultaneously the effects of serum beta-carotene concentration and inflammation on the subsequent all-cause mortality risk in high-functioning older persons...
  64. ncbi request reprint Early environment, emotions, responses to stress, and health
    Shelley E Taylor
    University of California, Department of Psychology, 1282A Franz Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Pers 72:1365-93. 2004
    ..We discuss how the social context of early life (such as SES) may affect the family environment in ways that precipitate adverse health consequences. Perspectives on comorbidities in physical and mental health are discussed...
  65. ncbi request reprint Relation of oxytocin to psychological stress responses and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis activity in older women
    Shelley E Taylor
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:238-45. 2006
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Urinary cortisol excretion as a predictor of incident cognitive impairment
    Arun S Karlamangla
    Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10945 Le Conte 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 26:80-4. 2005
    ..07-5.14). There was no effect modification by gender; the association was equally strong in men and women. We conclude that urinary excretion of cortisol predicts incident cognitive impairment in older men and women...
  67. ncbi request reprint Relationship between subjective social status and measures of health in older Taiwanese persons
    Peifeng Hu
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:483-8. 2005
    ..To compare the association between subjective ladder ranking and health measures with the association between objective indices and health measures in older Taiwanese men and women...
  68. ncbi request reprint The relationship between cognitive and physical performance: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging
    Melissa Tabbarah
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M228-35. 2002
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Increase in epinephrine excretion is associated with cognitive decline in elderly men: MacArthur studies of successful aging
    Arun S Karlamangla
    Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10945 Le Conte 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:453-60. 2005
    ..Our objective was to investigate whether increase over time in urinary epinephrine excretion in older adults was associated with subsequent cognitive decline...
  70. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine versus the vitamins folate, B6, and B12 as predictors of cognitive function and decline in older high-functioning adults: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging
    Deborah M Kado
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, The David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Am J Med 118:161-7. 2005
    ..Further, high homocysteine levels are associated with low vitamin status, and it is unknown whether it is homocysteine toxicity or vitamin insufficiency that is responsible for the observed cognitive dysfunction...
  71. ncbi request reprint Impact of socioeconomic status on longitudinal accumulation of cardiovascular risk in young adults: the CARDIA Study (USA)
    Arun S Karlamangla
    Division of Geriatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, 10945 Le Conte 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:999-1015. 2005
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Refining the categorization of physical functional status: the added value of combining self-reported and performance-based measures
    David B Reuben
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1687, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:1056-61. 2004
    ..However, what additional prognostic information is gained by combining these approaches remains unknown...
  73. ncbi request reprint Self-efficacy, physical decline, and change in functioning in community-living elders: a prospective study
    C F Mendes De Leon
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 51:S183-90. 1996
    ..These findings provide support for the buffering effect of self-efficacy on functional decline in the face of diminished physical capacity...
  74. pmc Age of minority sexual orientation development and risk of childhood maltreatment and suicide attempts in women
    Heather L Corliss
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 79:511-21. 2009
    ..Implications for services, interventions, and further research to address maltreatment disparities for sexual minorities are discussed...
  75. pmc Productive activities and development of frailty in older adults
    Yunkyung Jung
    UCLA Department of Social Welfare, School of Public Affairs, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:256-61. 2010
    ..Our aim was to examine whether engagement in productive activities, including volunteering, paid work, and childcare, protects older adults against the development of geriatric frailty...
  76. ncbi request reprint Religiosity/spirituality and health. A critical review of the evidence for biological pathways
    Teresa E Seeman
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, 10945 Le Conte Ave, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Am Psychol 58:53-63. 2003
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Relation of social integration to inflammatory marker concentrations in men and women 70 to 79 years
    Eric B Loucks
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:1010-6. 2006
    ..Differences may exist between women and men in the biologic pathways associated with social integration...
  78. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning and sex steroid hormone gene polymorphisms in women at midlife
    Howard M Kravitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Med 119:S94-S102. 2006
    ..We conclude that selected genes involved in estrogen synthesis and metabolism may be associated with performance differences on cognitive function tests. Also, the relevant estrogen-related polymorphisms may vary by race/ethnicity...
  79. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and C-reactive protein levels in the US population: NHANES IV
    Dawn E Alley
    Andrus Gerontology Center, University of Southern California, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 20:498-504. 2006
    ..Results suggest that differences in very high CRP may be due to factors beyond acute illness and may also reflect chronic health, behavioral and disease processes associated with low socioeconomic status...
  80. pmc Inflammation and rate of cognitive change in high-functioning older adults
    Dawn E Alley
    Health and Society Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:50-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between serum levels of IL-6 and CRP and the rate of cognitive change across a range of cognitive domains in a sample of healthy older persons...
  81. ncbi request reprint Social integration is associated with fibrinogen concentration in elderly men
    Eric B Loucks
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:353-8. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether social integration is associated with plasma concentrations of fibrinogen in an elderly population...
  82. ncbi request reprint Accounting for changes in social support among married older adults: insights from the MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging
    Regan A R Gurung
    Department of Human Development and Psychology, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, 54311, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:487-96. 2003
    ..Discussion centers on the importance of social support provision to those with the greatest needs...
  83. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status is related to urinary catecholamines in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study
    Denise Janicki-Deverts
    Departments of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:514-20. 2007
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Research Grants6

  1. BIOLOGICAL EXPLANATION OF SES DIFFERENCES IN HEALTH
    Teresa Seeman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  2. Histories of Social Engagement and Cognitive Functioning
    Teresa Seeman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..innovative", "addresses a significant issue with an innovative and sound approach", "demonstrates how interdisciplinary studies can be integrated in novel and unique ways", and "generates a high degree of enthusiasm", ..
  3. Histories of Social Engagement and Cognitive Functioning
    Teresa E Seeman; Fiscal Year: 2010
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