Goal-Striving Stress Is Associated with Chronic Kidney Disease Among Participants in the Jackson Heart Study.


Department of Data Science, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA. [Email]


Research that assesses the relationship between psychosocial factors and chronic kidney disease (CKD) among African Americans (AAs) is limited. Using the Jackson Heart Study (JHS) cohort data, we investigated the association of goal-striving stress (GSS)-the stress experienced from not reaching goals-with prevalent CKD among AAs.


African Americans,Blacks,Goal-striving stress,Jackson Heart Study (JHS),Kidney disease,Psychonephrology,Stress,