Health anxiety and risk of ischaemic heart disease: a prospective cohort study linking the Hordaland Health Study (HUSK) with the Cardiovascular Diseases in Norway (CVDNOR) project

02 Nov 2016Line Iden Berge, Jens Christoffer Skogen, Gerhard Sulo, Jannicke Igland, Ingvard Wilhelmsen, Stein Emil Vollset, Grethe S Tell, Ann Kristin Knudsen

This finding corroborates and extends the understanding of anxiety in various forms as a risk factor for ischaemic heart disease

Cohort Study
1 effect
12 years
7052 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Anxiety Brain outcome
Brain system

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

Moderate evidence