Biobehavioral relationships between job stress and CVD risk
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide, therefore prevention remains a leading public health concern. Job stress appears to be associated with CVD, although the mechanisms underlying the relationship are complex and not fully understood. The purpose of this study was to describe biobehavioral relationships linking job stress to cardiovascular disease CVD risk among healthcare workers in the southeastern United States (US). A predictive model of the associations between job stress, leisure-time physical activity (LTPA), hair cortisol, symptom experience ...
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