Anger proneness predicts coronary heart disease risk: prospective analysis from the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study.

@article{Williams2000AngerPP,
  title={Anger proneness predicts coronary heart disease risk: prospective analysis from the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study.},
  author={Janice E Williams and Claire C Paton and Ilene C. Siegler and Marsha L. Eigenbrodt and F. Javier J Nieto and Herman A. Tyroler},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2000},
  volume={101 17},
  pages={2034-9}
}
BACKGROUND Increased research attention is being paid to the negative impact of anger on coronary heart disease (CHD). METHODS AND RESULTS This study examined prospectively the association between trait anger and the risk of combined CHD (acute myocardial infarction [MI]/fatal CHD, silent MI, or cardiac revascularization procedures) and of "hard" events (acute MI/fatal CHD). Participants were 12 986 black and white men and women enrolled in the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities study. In… CONTINUE READING
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