Caregiving strain and estimated risk for stroke and coronary heart disease among spouse caregivers: Differential effects by race and sex Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Caregivers
  • Coronary Disease
  • Stress, Psychological
  • Stroke

abstract

  • Caregiving strain is significantly associated with higher estimated stroke risk with greatest effects for men, particularly African American men, providing caregiving to their wives. Male spouse caregivers may need special caregiving support. Prospective longitudinal studies should examine how sex and race may moderate the impact of stress on stroke and CHD risk.

publication date

  • February 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2818824

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/STROKEAHA.109.568279

PubMed ID

  • 20075357

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 331

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 41

number

  • 2