Does psychological distress predict the risk of ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack? The Caerphilly Study.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Psychological distress is common after stroke, but little is known about its etiologic importance, although the general public often ascribes stroke to the experience of stress. Therefore, we examined whether psychological distress leads to an increased risk of ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA). METHODS The… (More)

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@article{May2002DoesPD, title={Does psychological distress predict the risk of ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack? The Caerphilly Study.}, author={Margaret T May and Peter McCarron and Stephen Alfred Stansfeld and Y Ben-Shlomo and John Gallacher and John W. G. Yarnell and George Davey Smith and Peter C. Elwood and Shah Ebrahim}, journal={Stroke}, year={2002}, volume={33 1}, pages={7-12} }