Hypertension in European immigrants to Israel: those who experienced the Holocaust and those who did not.

@article{Silverberg1985HypertensionIE,
  title={Hypertension in European immigrants to Israel: those who experienced the Holocaust and those who did not.},
  author={Donald S. Silverberg and Adina Aviram and Rafael Carel},
  journal={Journal of hypertension. Supplement : official journal of the International Society of Hypertension},
  year={1985},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={S383-5}
}
To examine the effect of stressful life events and chronic emotional distress in the development of hypertension (HT), we have compared the blood pressure (BP) of 1150 Israelis (aged 50-80 years) who immigrated from Europe before the Second World War with 2159 Israelis who survived the Holocaust and came to Israel after the Second World War. Most of the subjects were examined as part of a periodical health examination offered by their employers. There were only minor differences in age, height… CONTINUE READING

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