Prospective study of anxiety and incident stroke.

  title={Prospective study of anxiety and incident stroke.},
  author={Maya J. Lambiase and Laura Diane Kubzansky and Rebecca C. Thurston},
  volume={45 2},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Higher levels of anxiety are associated with increased risk for coronary heart disease. However, few studies have investigated whether anxiety is associated with stroke risk. The purpose of this study was to examine the association between anxiety symptoms and incident stroke in a nationally representative longitudinal study of the US population. METHODS Participants (n=6019) in the First National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey were assessed at baseline and… CONTINUE READING
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