Comparative Study

| Published: May 10, 2021

Comparative study of Anger Expression Styles and Optimism in Hypertensive and Non-Hypertensive Women

Dr. Usha Sharma

Assistant Professor, Amity Institute of Psychology and Allied Sciences, Amity University, Noida, India Google Scholar More about the auther


DOI: 10.25215/0902.052


A growing body of research have reported adverse health impact on women having hypertension. The anger expression styles have prominent role in developing hypertension in women. Also, studies have shown the role of optimism in preventing from developing hypertension. The present study compared hypertensive and non-hypertensive women within the age range of 45-60 years. The sample composed of 200 females i.e. (100 hypertensive and 100 non hypertensive), the sample was further divided in to 50 each (working and non-working women having hypertension and without hypertension). Result analyses revealed that the women having hypertension reported anger experienced and expression style as compared to women having non hypertension. Further, discussion and conclusion were discussed in the paper.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429


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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 2, April-June, 2021