Search for dissertations about: "Self-rated health : Biobehavioral determinants with focus on inflammatory factors"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Self-rated health : Biobehavioral determinants with focus on inflammatory factors.

  1. 1. Self-rated health : Biobehavioral determinants with focus on inflammatory factors

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Anna Nixon Andreasson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Self-rated (subjective) health is an independent predictor of future mortality, but neither the mechanisms behind this relation nor the biological determinants of poor self-rated health are known. Inflammatory cytokines give rise to a sickness response which includes fatigue, malaise, anhedonia and pain, resembling factors that are known to impact negatively on self-rated health. READ MORE