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Prospective study of early bereavement on psychological and behavioural cardiac risk factors

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Background: Increasing evidence supports the role of emotional stress in the onset of cardiovascular disease. Although bereavement is a major emotional stress with both acute and more long‐term features, the mechanism of its association with cardiovascular risk is not well understood, in particular because of limited studies of acute bereavement. The aim of the study was to identify psychological and behavioural changes in acute bereavement and potential modifiers of these changes.
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Keywords: bereavement; cholesterol; cortisol; depression; sleep; trigger

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Social Work, and 2: Intensive Care Unit, Royal North Shore Hospital 3: Cardiology 4: National Heart Foundation, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 5: Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Departments of

Publication date: 2009-06-01

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