Race differences in the physical and psychological impact of hypertension labeling Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • African Continental Ancestry Group
  • Depression
  • European Continental Ancestry Group
  • Hypertension

abstract

  • These results are consistent with previous studies showing negative effects of hypertension labeling, and demonstrate important race differences in these effects. Clinical approaches to communicating diagnostic information that avoid negative effects on well-being are needed, and may require tailoring to patient characteristics such as race.

publication date

  • April 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3693856

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/ajh.2011.258

PubMed ID

  • 22258335

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 458

end page

  • 63

volume

  • 25

number

  • 4