A non-linear association between self-reported negative emotional response to stress and subsequent allostatic load: Prospective results from the Whitehall II cohort study

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A non-linear association between self-reported negative emotional response to stress and subsequent allostatic load : Prospective results from the Whitehall II cohort study. / Dich, Nadya; Doan, Stacey N; Kivimäki, Mika; Kumari, Meena; Rod, Naja Hulvej.

In: Psychoneuroendocrinology, Vol. 49, 11.2014, p. 54-61.

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Dich, N, Doan, SN, Kivimäki, M, Kumari, M & Rod, NH 2014, 'A non-linear association between self-reported negative emotional response to stress and subsequent allostatic load: Prospective results from the Whitehall II cohort study', Psychoneuroendocrinology, vol. 49, pp. 54-61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2014.07.001

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Dich, N., Doan, S. N., Kivimäki, M., Kumari, M., & Rod, N. H. (2014). A non-linear association between self-reported negative emotional response to stress and subsequent allostatic load: Prospective results from the Whitehall II cohort study. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 49, 54-61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2014.07.001

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Dich N, Doan SN, Kivimäki M, Kumari M, Rod NH. A non-linear association between self-reported negative emotional response to stress and subsequent allostatic load: Prospective results from the Whitehall II cohort study. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2014 Nov;49:54-61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2014.07.001

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Dich, Nadya ; Doan, Stacey N ; Kivimäki, Mika ; Kumari, Meena ; Rod, Naja Hulvej. / A non-linear association between self-reported negative emotional response to stress and subsequent allostatic load : Prospective results from the Whitehall II cohort study. In: Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2014 ; Vol. 49. pp. 54-61.

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title = "A non-linear association between self-reported negative emotional response to stress and subsequent allostatic load: Prospective results from the Whitehall II cohort study",
abstract = "Previous research suggests that high levels of negative emotions may affect health. However, it is likely that the absence of an emotional response following stressful events may also be problematic. Accordingly, we investigated whether a non-linear association exists between negative emotional response to major life events and allostatic load, a multisystem indicator of physiological dysregulation. Study sample was 6764 British civil service workers from the Whitehall II cohort. Negative emotional response was assessed by self-report at baseline. Allostatic load was calculated using cardiovascular, metabolic and immune function biomarkers at three clinical follow-up examinations. A non-linear association between negative emotional response and allostatic load was observed: being at either extreme end of the distribution of negative emotional response increased the risk of physiological dysregulation. Allostatic load also increased with age, but the association between negative emotional response and allostatic load remained stable over time. These results provide evidence for a more nuanced understanding of the role of negative emotions in long-term physical health.",
author = "Nadya Dich and Doan, {Stacey N} and Mika Kivim{\"a}ki and Meena Kumari and Rod, {Naja Hulvej}",
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AB - Previous research suggests that high levels of negative emotions may affect health. However, it is likely that the absence of an emotional response following stressful events may also be problematic. Accordingly, we investigated whether a non-linear association exists between negative emotional response to major life events and allostatic load, a multisystem indicator of physiological dysregulation. Study sample was 6764 British civil service workers from the Whitehall II cohort. Negative emotional response was assessed by self-report at baseline. Allostatic load was calculated using cardiovascular, metabolic and immune function biomarkers at three clinical follow-up examinations. A non-linear association between negative emotional response and allostatic load was observed: being at either extreme end of the distribution of negative emotional response increased the risk of physiological dysregulation. Allostatic load also increased with age, but the association between negative emotional response and allostatic load remained stable over time. These results provide evidence for a more nuanced understanding of the role of negative emotions in long-term physical health.

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