Review: Depression, social isolation, and certain life events are associated with the development of coronary heart disease
- Can stress clog arteries? // Consumer Reports on Health;Dec93, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p133
Reports on a research that shows psychological stress can contribute to coronary heart disease. Eleven hundred men tested; Systolic blood pressure measured and arteries tested for signs of atherosclerosis; Men told to prepare for a grueling exercise test; Blood pressure readings taken during...
- Stress And Atherosclerotic Heart Disease. // Health & Stress;2002, Issue 8, p6
Examines the contribution of stress to the development of coronary heart disease. Effect of anxiety, depression, anger and hostility; Characteristics of people prone to the development of atherosclerotic heart disease; Comparison of the effects of stress and fat intake on blood cholesterol.
- Pyschometric properties of the weekly stress inventory... Mosley, Thomas H.; Payne, Thomas J. // Journal of Behavioral Medicine;Jun96, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p273
Examines the pyschometric characteristics of the Weekly Stress Inventory (WSI) in a sample of medical patients diagnosed with coronary disease. Symptoms of WSI patients; Behavior, trait anxiety, stress; Validity of the WSI; Supporting evidence for validity; Participation of male cardiac...
- Self-reported stress and subsequent hospital admissions as a result of hypertension, varicose veins and haemorrhoids. C. Metcalfe; G.D. Smith; J. Macleod; P. Heslop; C. Hart // Journal of Public Health Medicine;Mar2003, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p62
Background This study examines a cohort in which individuals of privileged socio-economic position report greater psychological stress. We have previously shown in this cohort that stress is unrelated to coronary heart disease as measured by hospital discharge diagnosis and cause-specific death....
- Job stress sparks heart attack. // Consumer Reports on Health;Oct98, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p10
Focuses on research which claims that stressful jobs increase the rate of coronary heart disease. Reference to research presented at an American Heart Association conference; Time period in which stressful events occur; Suggestion on the type of employment you should choose if your job is...
- Minerva. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/25/2000, Vol. 321 Issue 7272, p1358
Presents health-related news briefs as of November 25, 2000. Information on the causal relationship between work-related stress and cancer; Indications that chronic psychological stress can provoke myocardial ischaemia; Information on the human consumption of poisonous mushrooms; Others.
- Stress, coronary disease, and platelet behaviour. // British Medical Journal;2/12/1977, Vol. 1 Issue 6058, p408
Examines the interrelation between stress, coronary disease and platelet behavior. Determination of individual response to nervous tension; Analysis on emotions aroused by occupational and domestic anxieties; Description of personality types prone to coronary disease.
- Mental stress testing predicts myocardial ischemia during daily life. // American Family Physician;11/15/1994, Vol. 50 Issue 7, p1531
Focuses on research indicating that mental stress testing accurately predicts which patients with heart disease will experience transient myocardial ischemia during daily life. Study of 136 patients with documentary coronary artery disease.
- Many patients with coronary heart disease believed that stress and lifestyle factors caused their illness. Jillings, Carol // Evidence Based Nursing;Oct2008, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p127
QUESTION What are the beliefs of patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) about the cause of their illness? DESIGN Framework analysis. SETTING 3 general hospitals in West Yorkshire, UK. PARTICIPANTS 65 patients 40-83 years of age (mean age 63 y, 55% men, 69% South Asian) who were admitted to...