Taking the tension out of hypertension: a prospective study of psychological well being and hypertension.

@article{TrudelFitzgerald2014TakingTT,
  title={Taking the tension out of hypertension: a prospective study of psychological well being and hypertension.},
  author={Claudia Trudel-Fitzgerald and Julia K Boehm and Mika Kivimaki and Laura Diane Kubzansky},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2014},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={1222-8}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies have shown that psychological well being is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. However, whether well being might be specifically associated with reduced risk of hypertension has not been rigorously investigated in prospective studies. OBJECTIVE This study examined the prospective association between two measures of psychological well being and incident hypertension. METHODS Participants were 6384 healthy British civil servants aged 39-63 from… CONTINUE READING
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