Biased appraisal of high blood pressure.

  title={Biased appraisal of high blood pressure.},
  author={Robert T. Croyle},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  volume={19 1},
Two experiments were conducted to determine the effects of individuals' beliefs concerning their own blood pressure level on their appraisals of the seriousness of high blood pressure. In Experiment 1, 40 college students had their blood pressure measured and were randomly assigned to receive either high or normal blood pressure feedback. Afterward, they were asked to rate the seriousness of high blood pressure. Subjects who were given high blood pressure feedback rated the disorder as a less… CONTINUE READING

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