Abuse as a gendered risk factor for cardiovascular disease: a conceptual model.

@article{ScottStorey2013AbuseAA,
  title={Abuse as a gendered risk factor for cardiovascular disease: a conceptual model.},
  author={Kelly A Scott-Storey},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular nursing},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={E1-8}
}
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the most serious health challenges facing women today. Investigations into CVD risk factors specific to women have focused primarily on sex-based differences, with little attention paid to gender-based influences. Abuse, such as child abuse, intimate partner violence, and sexual assault, is a serious… CONTINUE READING