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The Status Syndrome How Social Standing Affects Our Health and Longevity by Michael Marmot

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Published by Times Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sociology,
  • Political Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • International Relations - Arms Control,
  • Science,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social status,
  • Healthy Living,
  • Science / General,
  • General,
  • Health aspects,
  • Longevity

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7932950M
ISBN 100805073701
ISBN 109780805073706

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  Michael Marmot's book, The Status Syndrome, is about how a person's social rank influences his or her health. The book's focus is on conditions in the richer countries, as opposed to those nations so poor that one would expect poor health. Social rank may be measured in a number of different ways, such as education, or income.4/5. In this groundbreaking book, Marmot, an internationally renowned epidemiologist, marshals evidence from around the world and from nearly thirty years of his research to demonstrate that how much control you have over your life and the opportunities you have for full social participation are crucial for health, well-being, and longevity.   The status syndrome: how social standing affects our health and longevity User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Recently, researchers have turned their attention to the relationship between /5(2). The status syndrome: how social standing affects our health and longevity User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Recently, researchers have turned their attention to the relationship between social status and health in richer countries. Marmot (epidemiology & public health, University Coll., London) illustrates Read full review4/5(1).

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(Status Syndrome is generally surer of itself about men than women.) Elsewhere, similar effects were observed in baboons, leading to predictable amusement and a theory of how status is related to Author: Marek Kohn. Book Status Syndrome: How Your Social Standing Directly Affects Your Health and Life Expectancy In affluent nations, an individual's position in the socialhierarchy is increasingly recognised as one of the major determinantsof health. People who are lower in the hierarchy tend to . [The Status Syndrome] will make readers look at the rat race in a whole new way.” — Publishers Weekly “Michael Marmot is a world-class scientist who writes deeply about matters of life and death with the grace of a world-class essayist.   The book is an elaboration of the case Marmot has advocated over some years that socioeconomic status (SES) inequalities in health are partly a consequence of a lesser degree of Cited by: 1.