Phobic Anxiety and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease and Sudden Cardiac Death Among Women

01 Feb 2005Christine M. Albert, Claudia U. Chae, Kathryn M. Rexrode, JoAnn E. Manson, Ichiro Kawachi

hese prospective data suggest that high levels of phobic anxiety are associated with an increased risk of fatal coronary heart disease, particularly from sudden cardiac death

Meta Analysis
2 effects
12 years
72359 subjects

Reported Outcomes

DeterminantsOutcomeDetails

Anxiety Brain outcome
Anxiety
Brain system

Coronary Heart Disease (Ischaemic Heart Disease) Cardiovascular outcome
Increased risk of Coronary Heart Diseas...
Cardiovascular system

High evidence
31.0%

Anxiety Brain outcome
Anxiety
Brain system

Heart Attack (Myocardial infarction - ACS) Cardiovascular outcome
Increased risk of Heart Attack (Myocard...
Cardiovascular system

High evidence
59.0%