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Defensive coping facilitated a smaller cortisol-to-estradiol ratio and a higher hypertension risk: the SABPA study
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Objectives: Taxing psychosocial stress and defensive coping have been associated with hypoactivity in cortisol, a vasoconstrictive agent. Estradiol has vasodilatory properties with cardio- and neuroprotective effects. It ...
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 ...