Women, anger, and cardiovascular responses to stress.

  title={Women, anger, and cardiovascular responses to stress.},
  author={J L Abel and Kevin T. Larkin and J L Edens},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  volume={39 3},
Cardiovascular reactivity (CVR) to stressful stimuli is predictive of future development of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Anger appears to be an important mediator of this relationship. Unfortunately, the majority of research in this area has utilized predominantly male subjects, leaving the relationship between CVD and anger in females largely unexplored. To address the dearth of research among females, the present study examined the relationship between Anger-In, as well as Anger-Out, and CVR… CONTINUE READING

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