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Hostility and risk for disease

Brummett, Beverly H.; Williams, Redford B. Jr

Clinical Psychology And Behavioural Medicine
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Recent research exploring the association between hostility and risk for disease is generally supportive of the previous literature that suggests the existence of a link between hostility and health.Both past and current findings also indicate that there are numerous biobehavioral routes through which hostility might have an impact on health. Curr Opin Psychiatry 11:607-613.

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