Evidence of perceived psychosocial stress as a risk factor for stroke in adults: a meta-analysisStroke Reports Friday, December 18th, 2015
BMC Neurology, 12 November 2015
Several studies suggest that perceived psychosocial stress is associated with increased risk of stroke; however results are inconsistent with regard to definitions and measurement of perceived stress, features of individual study design, study conduct and conclusions drawn and no meta-analysis has yet been published. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies assessing association between perceived psychosocial stress and risk of stroke in adults.The results of the meta-analysis are presented. …
Current evidence indicates that perceived psychosocial stress is independently associated with increased risk of stroke. Read more.