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Noreen Goldman
2016
The Social Environment and Biomarkers of Aging Study (SEBAS) is a nationally representative longitudinal survey of Taiwanese middle-aged and older adults. It adds the collection of biomarkers and performance assessments to the Taiwan Longitudinal Study of ...
Noreen Goldman
2015
In light of widespread interest in the prognostic value of biomarkers, we apply three discrimination measures to evaluate the incremental value of biomarkers—beyond self-reported measures—for predicting all-cause mortality. We assess whether all three ...
Noreen Goldman
2015
Recent studies have found mixed results regarding the association between leukocyte telomere length (LTL)-- thought to be a marker of cellular aging-- and all-cause mortality. Some studies have reported a significant inverse relationship, but others have ...
Noreen Goldman
2015
Models of stress incorporate both the environmental demands experienced by individuals (stressors) and the appraisal of these life events (perceptions). Because little is known about the extent to which experience and perceptions are related, we examine ...
Noreen Goldman
2015
The study documents whether socioeconomic status (SES) differentials in biological risk are more widely observed and larger in the United States than Taiwan. Noreen Goldman February, 2015 with Jennifer Cornman et al.; Journal of Aging and Health 27(1) ...
Noreen Goldman
2014
The death or illness of a spouse negatively affects a partner's health, but little is known about the effect on blood glucose (glycemic) levels. This study investigates the extent to which a spouse's declining health or death is associated with ...
Noreen Goldman
2014
The proliferation of biosocial surveys has increased the importance of weighing the costs and benefits of adding biomarker collection to population-based surveys. A crucial question is whether biomarkers offer incremental value beyond self-reported ...
Noreen Goldman
2014
The death of a child is one of the most traumatic events that a parent can experience. The psychological and physical consequences of bereavement are well established, and the consequences are more severe for mothers than fathers. However, little is known ...
Noreen Goldman
2013
Perceived stress is associated with poor health outcomes including negative affect, increased susceptibility to the common cold, and cardiovascular disease; the consequences of perceived stress for mortality, however, have received less attention. This ...