The association of emotional well-being and marital status with treatment adherence among patients with hypertension

@article{Trivedi2008TheAO,
  title={The association of emotional well-being and marital status with treatment adherence among patients with hypertension},
  author={Ranak B. Trivedi and Brian J. Ayotte and David Edelman and Hayden B. Bosworth},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={31},
  pages={489-497}
}
We were interested in examining the relationship between psychosocial factors and hypertension-related behaviors. We hypothesized that lower emotional well-being and unmarried status would be related to higher BP, poorer medication adherence, greater difficulty adhering to diet and exercise, and current smoking. In a cross-sectional design, 636 hypertensive patients completed the Mental Component Summary (MCS) Scale of the SF-12 and rated their difficulty with adherence to diet, exercise, and… CONTINUE READING

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