Prevalence of psychological distress in elderly hypertension patients in primary care

@inproceedings{Ringoir2014PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of psychological distress in elderly hypertension patients in primary care},
  author={Lianne Ringoir and Susanne S Pedersen and Jos Widdershoven and V J Pop},
  booktitle={Netherlands heart journal : monthly journal of the Netherlands Society of Cardiology and the Netherlands Heart Foundation},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Recent guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention advocate the importance of psychological risk factors, as they contribute to the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. However, most previous research on psychological distress and cardiovascular factors has focused on selected populations with cardiovascular disease. AIM The primary aim was to determine the prevalence of depression, anxiety, and Type D personality in elderly primary care patients with hypertension… CONTINUE READING

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