Negative affect as a prospective risk factor for hypertension.

  title={Negative affect as a prospective risk factor for hypertension.},
  author={Bruce S. Jonas and James F. Lando},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  volume={62 2},
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that negative affect is a prospective risk factor for hypertension among white and black persons. METHODS A population-based cohort of 3310 initially normotensive and chronic disease-free persons in the NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study was tracked through four follow-up waves (maximum, 22 years). The association between hypertension and baseline negative affect was analyzed using Cox proportional hazards regression… CONTINUE READING
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