Objective.-To test the hypothesis that heightened anxiety, heightened anger intensity, and suppressed expression of anger increase the risk of hypertension, using the Framingham Heart Study.
Design.-A cohort of men and women without evidence of hypertension at baseline were followed up for 18 to 20 years.
Baseline measures of anxiety (tension), anger symptoms, and expression of anger (anger-in and anger-out) were taken, along with biological and behavioral predictors of hypertension (initial systolic blood pressure, heart rate, relative weight, age, hematocrit, alcohol intake, smoking, education, and glucose intolerance).
Participants.-A total of 1123 initially normotensive persons (497 men, 626 women) were included.
Mots-clés Pascal : Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Hypertension artérielle, Psychopathologie, Epidémiologie, Etiopathogénie, Homme, Etude statistique, Angoisse anxiété, Etude Framingham
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Cardiovascular disease, Hypertension, Psychopathology, Epidemiology, Etiopathogenesis, Human, Statistical study, Anxiety
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Cote : 94-0093138
Code Inist : 002B12B05A. Création : 199406.