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Hostility and risk for disease

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

Clinical Psychology And Behavioural Medicine

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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