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Depression, stress and vascular function from childhood to adolescence: A longitudinal investigation

Olive, Lisa; Abhayaratna, Walter; Byrne, Donald; Telford, Rohan M; Berk, Michael; Telford, Richard D.


Background: Psychological distress is associated with risk markers for cardiovascular disease, including increased arterial stiffness and high blood pressure, but it's unclear when these first manifest. This study aims to investigate the effect of psychosocial stress and depression on arterial stiffness and blood pressure in a cohort study of Australian children followed through to adolescence. Method: Depression and psychosocial stress in 520 young people (265 boys; M age = 11.6 y) were...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: General Hospital Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2019.10.001


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