Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 11th, 1999
K. Raikkonen, of the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and associates hypothesized that anger and hostility - factors associated with cardiovascular events, could predict central obesity, and they conducted a 13-year study on 157 white women to test this ("Anger, Hostility, and Visceral Adipose Tissue in Healthy, Postmenopausal Women," Metabolism, September 1999;48(9):1146-1151). Their study results supported their hypothesis.
Using standardized tests to measure trait anger, anger expression style, and hostile attitudes, Raikkonen et al. reported...
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