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Cardiovascular reactivity, emotional factors, and home blood pressures in black males with and without a parental history of hypertension.

@article{Johnson1989CardiovascularRE,
  title={Cardiovascular reactivity, emotional factors, and home blood pressures in black males with and without a parental history of hypertension.},
  author={Elizabeth H. Johnson},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={
          390-403
        }
}
  • Elizabeth H. Johnson
  • Published in Psychosomatic medicine 1989
  • Medicine
  • Differences in cardiovascular responses to mental stress, psychological factors, and self-determined home blood pressure between black individuals with and without a family history of essential hypertension (EH) may suggest mechanisms responsible for the high incidence of EH in blacks. In this study, 12 black male students with a parental history of EH and 12 without a parental history of EH participated in a laboratory session during which two mental challenge tasks (anagrams and mental… CONTINUE READING

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