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2020 Jun

Int J Behav Med



Positive and Negative Affect and Salivary Markers of Inflammation Among Young Adults.


Slavish DC, Jones DR, Smyth JM, Engeland CG, Song S, McCormick NM, Graham-Engeland JE
Int J Behav Med. 2020 Jun; 27(3):282-293.
PMID: 31222631.


Emerging evidence suggests that higher circulating levels of inflammatory biomarkers in blood are associated with higher negative affect (NA) and lower positive affect (PA). To our knowledge, the unique associations between NA and PA in daily life and salivary biomarkers of inflammation have not been examined. This study examined these associations in young adults.