Men who are hostile and prone to frequent intense feelings of anger and depression could be harming their immune systems and putting themselves at risk for coronary heart disease as well as related disorders like type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, a new study finds.

Hostile, depressed and angry people see the world around them in a different way, and sometimes they see it as them against the world,” said study co-author Edward Suarez, Ph.D. “That kind of lifestyle often leads to greater stress and possibly changes in the way the body functions that could lead to disease.”

Where’s the doctor when you need him?



  1. Neumann says:

    Perfect picture for the story, and very fitting because we all know that, like the other Daleks, Cheney had every emotion in his body removed except for hate.

  2. Cinaedh says:

    Isn’t hostile, depressed and angry a pretty good definition of cranky?

  3. Steve says:

    #2 Don’t they usually have their own technology oriented video Podcasts as well?

  4. Kballweg says:

    Oh Oh, that means a lot of Dvorak Uncensored regular posters are in for it.

  5. doug says:

    I think it is fair to say that “hostile, angry and depressed” is an accurate description of most internet discussion.

    except maybe for the depressed part …

  6. dwright says:

    Doug, as they say, depression is anger turned inward.
    I thought this stuff was well known.

  7. Misanthropic Scott says:

    Reports like this make me hostile, depressed, and angry. Damn!

  8. bill says:

    That explaines everything.

  9. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.

    ’nuff said.

  10. doug says:

    #7. Good point. I figured that going red-faced with rage was not good for your ticker.

  11. lakelady says:

    I have to say that if this means that hostile depressed and angry men leave the planet a bit sooner I’m not terribly sorry.

  12. That’s just so damned unfair… my damned anger management counselor never mentioned this…!!!

  13. Paul says:

    Before my heart attack I used to meditate and was calm and chilled. It was the Heart Attack itself that made me angry and depressed!!!!
    I now look back on those pre Heart Attack years and think “What A Waste! I missed out on being Hostile and Angry, but the Heart Attack still got me!

  14. Whilst it might be true, being too passive doesn’t lead to great life experiences either, unless you have the inner strength of someone like Ghandi

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