Psychological determinants of pre-hypertension among students in a pre-university college in Malaysia

Background: Pre-hypertension is defined as Systolic blood pressure 120-139 mmHg and/or diastolic blood pressure 80-89mmHg. The prevalence of pre-hypertension is highest among age group of 18 to 29 years old. Psychosocial factors such as depression, anxiety and stress have been associated with increa...

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Main Authors: Intiaz Hussein, Mohd Hafeez, Md. Said, Salmiah, Muhamad Saliluddin, Suhainizam
Format: Article
Published: Malaysian Medical Association 2017
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