Positive affect is inversely associated with mortality in individuals without depression

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dc.contributor.author Martín-María, Natalia
dc.contributor.author Caballero, Francisco Félix
dc.contributor.author Olaya, Beatriz
dc.contributor.author Rodríguez-Artalejo, Fernando
dc.contributor.author Haro, Josep Luis
dc.contributor.author Miret, Marta
dc.contributor.author Ayuso Mateos, José Luis
dc.contributor.other UAM. Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública y Microbiología es_ES
dc.contributor.other UAM. Departamento de Psiquiatría es_ES
dc.contributor.other Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Hospital Universitario de La Princesa (IIS-IP) es_ES
dc.contributor.other Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Hospital Universitario de La Paz (IdiPAZ) es_ES
dc.date.accessioned 2017-04-27T14:04:46Z
dc.date.available 2017-04-27T14:04:46Z
dc.date.issued 2016-07-12
dc.identifier.citation Frontiers in Psychology 7 (2016): Article 1040 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1664-1078 es_ES
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10486/678049
dc.description.abstract Background: Some studies have analyzed the relation between well-being and mortality but none of them have attempted to disentangle the differential influence that positive affect, negative affect, and evaluative well-being might have on mortality using a longitudinal design in the general population and measuring independently and accurately each component of well-being. The aim of the present study is to assess the association of these well-being components with mortality after adjusting for health and other lifestyle factors and to analyze whether this association is different in people with and without depression. Methods: A nationally representative sample of 4753 people from Spain was followed up after 3 years. Analyses were performed with Cox regression models among the total sample and separately in people with and without depression. Results: In the analyses adjusted for age, sex, and years of education, all three well-being variables showed separately a statistically significant association with mortality. However, after adjustment for health status and other confounders including the other well-being components, only positive affect remained as marginally associated with a decreased risk of mortality in the overall sample [HR = 0.87; 95% CI = 0.73-1.03], in particular among individuals without depression [HR = 0.82; 95% CI = 0.68-0.99]. Conclusion: Positive affect is inversely associated with mortality in individuals without depression. Future research should focus on assessing interventions associated with a higher level of positive affect. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation under grant agreement 635316 (ATHLOS Project), from the European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement number 223071 (COURAGE in Europe), from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation ACI- Promociona (ACI2009-1010), from the Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental (CIBERSAM) Mental Health and Disability Instruments Library Platform, and from the Instituto de Salud Carlos III-FIS research grants PS09/00295, PS09/01845, PI12/01490, and PI13/00059. Projects PI12/01490 and PI13/00059 have been co-funded by the European Union European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) “A Way to Build Europe.” The study was supported by the Instituto de Salud Carlos III Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental (CIBERSAM). NMM is supported by the programme “Contratos predoctorales para Formación de Personal Investigador, FPI-UAM,” Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain en_US
dc.format.extent 8 pag. es_ES
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.publisher Frontiers Media es_ES
dc.relation.ispartof Frontiers in Psychology es_ES
dc.rights © 2016 Martín-María, Caballero, Olaya, Rodríguez-Artalejo, Haro, Miret and Ayuso-Mateos es_ES
dc.subject.other Depression en_US
dc.subject.other Evaluative well-being en_US
dc.subject.other Experienced well-being en_US
dc.subject.other Longitudinal study en_US
dc.subject.other Mortality en_US
dc.title Positive affect is inversely associated with mortality in individuals without depression en_US
dc.type article en
dc.subject.eciencia Medicina es_ES
dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01040 es_ES
dc.identifier.doi 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01040 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 1040-1 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 1040-8 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 7 es_ES
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/H2020/635316/EU//ATHLOS es_ES
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/FP7/223071 es_ES
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. ACI2009-1010 es_ES
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion en
dc.rights.cc Reconocimiento es_ES
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess en
dc.authorUAM Ayuso Mateos, José Luis (260480)
dc.authorUAM Caballero Díaz, Francisco Félix (264875)


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