Increased risk of coronary heart disease among individuals reporting adverse impact of stress on their health: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study.

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Nabi , Hermann ; Kivimäki , Mika ; Batty , G David ; Shipley , Martin , ; Britton , Annie ; Brunner , Eric , ; Vahtera , Jussi ; Lemogne , Cédric ; Elbaz , Alexis ; Singh-Manoux , Archana (2013)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP): Policy B
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/eht216, pmc: PMC3766148
  • Subject: Stress | MESH : Attitude to Health | MESH : Kaplan-Meier Estimate | MESH : Stress, Psychological | MESH : Coronary Disease | [SDV.SPEE] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Santé publique et épidémiologie | MESH : Risk Factors | [ SDV.SPEE ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Santé publique et épidémiologie | MESH : Male | Epidemiology | MESH : Middle Aged | MESH : Prospective Studies | Clinical Research | MESH : Perception | Prospective studies | MESH : London | MESH : Humans | MESH : Female | Coronary heart disease | MESH : Socioeconomic Factors

International audience; Response to stress can vary greatly between individuals. However, it remains unknown whether perceived impact of stress on health is associated with adverse health outcomes. We examined whether individuals who report that stress adversely affects... View more
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