Psychosocial factors and hypertension in the community setting.
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: SILVA, Esperança (Farmacia Rocha, Coimbra, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Oliveiros, Barbara (Faculty of medicine,ibili, COIMBRA, Portugal)
Ponciano, Emanuel (Faculty of medicine,ibili, COIMBRA, Portugal)
Caramona, Margarida (Faculty of pharmacy,pharmacology laboratory, COIMBRA, Portugal)
Â Hypertension (HP) is a serious condition affecting about one quarter of all adults. Genetic and environmental factors are of importance in its aetiology, while psychosocial factors may also play a role. This study examined the association among QOL, anxiety, depression and HP by comparing people with HP controlled or not. It was made a.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.