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Recent advances in understanding hypertension development in sub-Saharan Africa
Consistent reports indicate that hypertension is a particularly common finding in black populations. Hypertension occurs at younger ages and is often more severe in terms of blood pressure levels and organ damage than in ...
Coping and metabolic syndrome indicators in urban black South African men: the SABPA study
(Clinics Cardiv Publishing, 2010)
Urbanisation is associated with obesity, hypertension anddevelopment of the metabolic syndrome (MS). We aimed toassess the use of different coping styles and their influenceon increases in MS indicators and target end-organ ...
Cultural coping as a risk for depression and hypertension: the SABPA prospective study
(Clinics Cardive, 2018)
Objectives: In past studies, a lack of social support has been associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, particularly in black Africans. However, whether or not coping strategies have beneficial effects on blood ...