An excellent read for both forensic clinicians and educators/academicians:
BackgroundHypertension is a prevalent condition in women and an important modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Despite women’s experiences of sexual violence being common, no prospective studies have examined lifetime sexual assault and workplace sexual harassment in relationship to hypertension in large civilian samples with extended follow‐up. Here, we examined whether these experiences were prospectively associated with greater risk of developing hypertension over 7 years.
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Link to JAHA peer-reviewed manuscript: Methods, Data analysis/Findings, and Conclusions