publication . Other literature type . 1990

Is keeping in or letting out anger good for your heart?

Lai, Josanna Yuk-Lin;
en
  • Published: 01 Jan 1990
  • Publisher: University of British Columbia
Abstract
Given the presumed importance of cardiovascular reactivity and the role of anger in the development of hypertension and coronary heart disease, this study is the first to jointly examine three related areas (i.e. gender effects, anger direction preference, and opportunity/no opportunity to aggress following an anger Inducing situation). The present study tested the following hypotheses: a) that cardiovascular reactivity would vary as a function of subjects' gender and direction preference; b) that the rate of cardiovascular recovery would vary as a function of anger direction preference and opportunity/no opportunity to aggress; c) that the subjective feelings o...
Subjects
mesheuropmc: behavior and behavior mechanismsbehavioral disciplines and activitiespsychological phenomena and processesmental disorders
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