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Time perspective and smoking, obesity, and exercise in a community sample.
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PMID:  23026098     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To examine associations between time perspective and smoking, body mass index, and exercise.
METHODS: In this community-based survey, adults reported smoking and exercise habits and weight and height and completed the Zimbardo Time Perspective Inventory.
RESULTS: Subjects (N=265) who were more future oriented reported more frequent exercise, but were more likely to smoke. Fatalistic and hedonistic present orientations were not associated with smoking, obesity, or exercise.
CONCLUSIONS: Time perspective is not consistently associated with common health behaviors in adults.
Authors:
Lori C Guthrie; Kristen Lessl; Onyinyechukwu Ochi; Michael M Ward
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of health behavior     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1945-7359     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Health Behav     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602338     Medline TA:  Am J Health Behav     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  171-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.
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