Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 6th, 1998
Hostile women who described a real life event that made them angry had significant increases in blood pressure and heart rate. But women who scored low on a standard hostility scale showed no greater increases in heart rate or blood pressure during the emotional testimonial than if they were reading a factual account of Abraham Lincoln's life, the study found.
Duke behavioral psychologist Edward Suarez presented his study results at the Society of...
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