Linking childhood abuse and hypertension: sleep disturbance and inflammation as mediators

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The indirect association of childhood abuse with prevalent hypertension in adulthood through sleep disturbance and pro-inflammatory biomarkers was investigated in 589 community-dwelling, middle-aged adults. Participants completed the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire and self-reported current sleep disturbance and medical diagnoses including hypertension… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10865-016-9742-x

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