Search for dissertations about: "Sarah P. Wamala"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Sarah P. Wamala.

  1. 1. Socioeconomic status and cardiovascular vulnerability in women : psychosocial, behavioral and biological mediators

    Author : Sarah P. Wamala; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Childhood circumstances; Coronary heart disease; Health behaviors; Hemostatic function; Lipids; Obesity; Physiological risk factors; Prognosis; Psychosocial stress; Socioeconomic status; Women;

    Abstract : Background: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in both men and women in the industrialized world, and represents a major health and economic burden. Coronary heart disease (CHD), one of the most common of the cardiovascular diseases, is invariably more frequent in men and women of lower than higher socioeconomic status (SES). READ MORE