Caregiving strain and estimated risk for stroke and coronary heart disease among spouse caregivers: differential effects by race and sex.

@article{Haley2010CaregivingSA,
  title={Caregiving strain and estimated risk for stroke and coronary heart disease among spouse caregivers: differential effects by race and sex.},
  author={William E. Haley and Daniel Roth and George A Howard and Monika M. Safford},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2010},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={
          331-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Psychosocial stress has been widely studied as a risk factor for stroke and coronary heart disease (CHD) but little is known about the differential effects of stress on stroke and CHD risk by race and sex. Caregiving for a disabled spouse has been associated with increased mortality and CHD risk, but the association of caregiving strain with stroke and CHD risk across race and sex is unknown. METHODS Participants in the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in… CONTINUE READING

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