The objective of the MIDUS Daily Diary Project is to determine how short term fluctuations in daily stress processes impact longer-term health and well-being throughout midlife and later adulthood.
Specific aims are: (1) To assess changes in multiple aspects of daily stressors and daily well-being across three occasions spanning 20 years; (2) To investigate how daily stress processes disrupt diurnal rhythms of salivary cortisol and alpha amylase; and (3) To enhance data from the MIDUS cognitive project by adding new assessments of everyday cognition: unconstructive repetitive thinking (intrusive thoughts) and memory failures.
These aims will be addressed by conducting the third wave of longitudinal data collection from participants who participated in the previous MIDUS I & II Diary. The longitudinal sample will consist of 1000 individuals selected from the MIDUS random digit dialed (RDD) participants and 200 participants from the African-American Milwaukee sample. The collection protocol will continue to use an 8-day telephone diary study of daily stressors and well- being combined with multiple assessments of saliva (4 occasions 4 days) to ascertain salivary cortisol and a new biomarker for this project: salivary alpha amylase (sAA). The MIDUS Daily Diary Project will continue to incorporate the rich measures (sociodemographic, personality, cognitive) obtained in other MIDUS projects in our analyses to study how they relate to changes in daily stress processes. This project will also use information obtained from the biomarker, gene expression and neuroscience projects to examine how changes in daily stress processes predict changes in various indicators of health (e.g., allostatic load, inflammatory processes, neuroendocrine regulation, cardiovascular risk).
|Grossman, Molli R; Gruenewald, Tara L (2017) Caregiving and Perceived Generativity: A Positive and Protective Aspect of Providing Care? Clin Gerontol 40:435-447|
|Robertson, Ronald E; Tran, Felix W; Lewark, Lauren N et al. (2017) Estimates of Non-Heterosexual Prevalence: The Roles of Anonymity and Privacy in Survey Methodology. Arch Sex Behav :|
|Taber, Jennifer M; Klein, William M P; Suls, Jerry M et al. (2017) Lay Awareness of the Relationship between Age and Cancer Risk. Ann Behav Med 51:214-225|
|Cosco, Theodore D; Prina, Matthew; Stubbs, Brendon et al. (2017) Reliability and Validity of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale in a Population-Based Cohort of Middle-Aged U.S. Adults. J Nurs Meas 25:476-485|
|Sloan, Richard P; Schwarz, Emilie; McKinley, Paula S et al. (2017) Vagally-mediated heart rate variability and indices of well-being: Results of a nationally representative study. Health Psychol 36:73-81|
|Shah, Krupa N; Lin, Feng V; Yu, Fang et al. (2017) Activity engagement and physical function in old age sample. Arch Gerontol Geriatr 69:55-60|
|Mogle, Jacqueline A; Hill, Nikki; McDermott, Caroline (2017) Subjective Memory in a National Sample: Predicting Psychological Well-Being. Gerontology 63:460-468|
|Zilioli, Samuele; Imami, Ledina; Slatcher, Richard B (2017) Socioeconomic status, perceived control, diurnal cortisol, and physical symptoms: A moderated mediation model. Psychoneuroendocrinology 75:36-43|
|Turiano, Nicholas A; Silva, Nicole M; McDonald, Courtney et al. (2017) Retrospective Reports of Childhood Misfortune Are Associated With Positive and Negative Affect in Adulthood. Int J Aging Hum Dev :91415016688480|
|Patterson, Joanne G; Jabson, Jennifer M; Bowen, Deborah J (2017) Measuring Sexual and Gender Minority Populations in Health Surveillance. LGBT Health 4:82-105|
Showing the most recent 10 out of 196 publications