Marital disruption is associated with shorter salivary telomere length in a probability sample of older adults.
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CitationMarital disruption is associated with shorter salivary telomere length in a probability sample of older adults. 2016, 157:60-7 Soc Sci Med
JournalSocial science & medicine
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AbstractMarital disruption (i.e., marital separation, divorce) is associated with a wide range of poor mental and physical health outcomes, including increased risk for all-cause mortality. One biological intermediary that may help explain the association between marital disruption and poor health is accelerated cellular aging.
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SponsorsThis research was supported by grants from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation, United States and the National Institute on Aging (grant R03AG045301). The HRS 2008 Telomere data set is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (grant U01AG009740) and was conducted by the University of Michigan.
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