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Publications [#277189] of Redford B. Williams

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  1. Barefoot, JC; Dahlstrom, WG; Williams, RB (1983). Hostility, CHD incidence, and total mortality: a 25-year follow-up study of 255 physicians.. Psychosomatic Medicine, 45(1), 59-63. [doi]
    (last updated on 2019/04/24)

    High levels of hostility as assessed by a MMPI scale (Ho) have been found associated with increased levels of arteriographically documented coronary atherosclerosis. In this study we examined the relationship between hostility and subsequent health status in a 25-year follow-up of 255 medical students who completed the MMPI while in medical school. High Ho scores were found to be predictive of both clinical coronary disease incidence and total mortality.

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