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Association of Optimism With Cardiovascular Events and All-Cause Mortality

Saturday, October 12, 2019

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Alan Rozanski, Chirag Bavishi, Laura D. Kubzansky, Randy Cohen

The association of cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality with optimism was assessed in this meta-analysis. Optimism was associated with a decreased risk of cardiovascular events (ROR 0.65) and a decrease in all-cause mortality (RR 0.86). Mechansims have yet to be identified.

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