Guidelines for assessment of cardiovascular disease in life insurance.

@article{ORourke2011GuidelinesFA,
  title={Guidelines for assessment of cardiovascular disease in life insurance.},
  author={Michael F. O'Rourke and John Clubb},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={57 14},
  pages={1570-1; author reply 1571}
}
psychosocial factors such as clinical depression, hostility/anger, and acute/chronic mental stress have cardiovascular risk gradients comparable to or steeper than the risk gradients of more traditional risk factors such as elevated cholesterol (2,4). Furthermore, it is well known that emotional outbursts in asymptomatic but vulnerable individuals can… CONTINUE READING