Myocardial infarction and coronary death among women: psychosocial predictors from a 20-year follow-up of women in the Framingham Study.

@article{Eaker1992MyocardialIA,
  title={Myocardial infarction and coronary death among women: psychosocial predictors from a 20-year follow-up of women in the Framingham Study.},
  author={Elaine D. Eaker and Jay R Pinsky and William Peter Castelli},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1992},
  volume={135 8},
  pages={854-64}
}
This study investigates the relation of psychosocial variables to the 20-year incidence of myocardial infarction or coronary death among women in the Framingham Study. In 1965-1967, a psychosocial interview was given along with the collection of other coronary risk factor data. This study includes 749 women aged 45-64 years who were free of coronary disease at this baseline examination. Demographic variables, psychosocial scales (such as tension and reactions of anger), and individual interview… CONTINUE READING