Do cardiovascular responses to active and passive coping tasks predict future blood pressure 10 months later?

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10545/615902
Title:
Do cardiovascular responses to active and passive coping tasks predict future blood pressure 10 months later?
Authors:
Yuenyongchaiwat, Kornanong ( 0000-0002-2997-4904 ) ; Baker, Ian S.; Maratos, Frances A. ( 0000-0001-5738-6491 ) ; Sheffield, David ( 0000-0001-9121-1783 )
Abstract:
The study examined whether cardiovascular responses to active or passive coping tasks and single or multiple tasks predicted changes in resting blood pressure (BP) over a ten-month period. Heart rate (HR), BP, cardiac output (CO), and total peripheral resistance (TPR) were measured at rest, and during mental stress tests (mental arithmetic, speech, and cold pressor tasks). A total of 104 eligible participants participated in the initial study, and 77 (74.04%) normotensive adult participants’ resting BP were re-evaluated at ten-month follow-up. Regression analyses indicated that after adjustment for baseline BP, initial age, gender, body mass index, family history of cardiovascular disease, and current cigarette smoking, heightened systolic blood pressure (SBP) and HR responses to an active coping task (mental arithmetic) were associated with increased future SBP (R2 = .060, R2 =.045, respectively). Further, when aggregated, SBP responsivity (over the three tasks) resulted in a significant, but smaller increase in R2 accounting for .040 of the variance of follow-up SBP. These findings suggest that cardiovascular responses to active coping tasks predict future SBP. Furtherthe findings revealed that SBP responses to the tasks when aggregated were less predictive compared to an individual task (i.e., mental arithmetic). Of importance, hemodynamic reactivity (namely CO and TPR) did not predict future BP; suggesting that more general psychophysiological processes (e.g., inflammation, platelet aggregation) may be implicated, or that BP, but not hemodynamic reactivity may be a marker of hypertension.
Affiliation:
University of Derby
Citation:
Yuenyongchaiwat, K. et al (2016) 'Do cardiovascular responses to active and passive coping tasks predict future blood pressure 10 months Later?' , The Spanish Journal of Psychology, 10 (E10). DOI: 10.1017/sjp.2016.5
Journal:
The Spanish Journal of Psychology
Issue Date:
14-Mar-2016
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10545/615902
DOI:
10.1017/sjp.2016.5
Type:
Article
Language:
en
ISSN:
1988-2904
Appears in Collections:
Centre for Psychological Research; University of Derby Online (UDOL)

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dc.contributor.authorYuenyongchaiwat, Kornanongen
dc.contributor.authorBaker, Ian S.en
dc.contributor.authorMaratos, Frances A.en
dc.contributor.authorSheffield, Daviden
dc.date.accessioned2016-07-11T13:30:12Z-
dc.date.available2016-07-11T13:30:12Z-
dc.date.issued2016-03-14-
dc.identifier.citationYuenyongchaiwat, K. et al (2016) 'Do cardiovascular responses to active and passive coping tasks predict future blood pressure 10 months Later?' , The Spanish Journal of Psychology, 10 (E10). DOI: 10.1017/sjp.2016.5en
dc.identifier.issn1988-2904-
dc.identifier.doi10.1017/sjp.2016.5-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10545/615902-
dc.description.abstractThe study examined whether cardiovascular responses to active or passive coping tasks and single or multiple tasks predicted changes in resting blood pressure (BP) over a ten-month period. Heart rate (HR), BP, cardiac output (CO), and total peripheral resistance (TPR) were measured at rest, and during mental stress tests (mental arithmetic, speech, and cold pressor tasks). A total of 104 eligible participants participated in the initial study, and 77 (74.04%) normotensive adult participants’ resting BP were re-evaluated at ten-month follow-up. Regression analyses indicated that after adjustment for baseline BP, initial age, gender, body mass index, family history of cardiovascular disease, and current cigarette smoking, heightened systolic blood pressure (SBP) and HR responses to an active coping task (mental arithmetic) were associated with increased future SBP (R2 = .060, R2 =.045, respectively). Further, when aggregated, SBP responsivity (over the three tasks) resulted in a significant, but smaller increase in R2 accounting for .040 of the variance of follow-up SBP. These findings suggest that cardiovascular responses to active coping tasks predict future SBP. Furtherthe findings revealed that SBP responses to the tasks when aggregated were less predictive compared to an individual task (i.e., mental arithmetic). Of importance, hemodynamic reactivity (namely CO and TPR) did not predict future BP; suggesting that more general psychophysiological processes (e.g., inflammation, platelet aggregation) may be implicated, or that BP, but not hemodynamic reactivity may be a marker of hypertension.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to The Spanish Journal of Psychologyen
dc.subjectCardiovascular reactivityen
dc.subjectMental stress testen
dc.subjectBlood pressureen
dc.subjectActive coping tasken
dc.subjectPassive coping tasken
dc.titleDo cardiovascular responses to active and passive coping tasks predict future blood pressure 10 months later?en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Derbyen
dc.identifier.journalThe Spanish Journal of Psychologyen
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