African-Americans with depression more likely to have strokes, heart attack

November 17th, 2015 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Major depressive symptoms -- perceived stress, neuroticism, life dissatisfaction -- are associated with nearly twice the increased risk of stroke and coronary heart disease among African-Americans. African-Americans with depressive symptoms suffered more chronic conditions, exercised less, and had lower levels of education and income.
Source: Care Giving Science Daily

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