Dr. Pat O'Campo, St. Michael's Hospital (image) St. Michael's Hospital Share Print E-Mail Caption African-American and Latina women have a higher accumulated stress level than Caucasian women, but a new study by Dr. Pat O'Campo, a researcher with the Centre for Urban Health Solutions of St. Michael's Hospital, found that less than half the differences could be explained by expected factors such as poverty, neighbourhoods, stress and support systems. Study author Dr. Pat O'Campo, a researcher with the Centre for Urban Health Solutions of St. Michael's Hospital, said there was growing interest in the impact of stress on women's health, including lifetime accumulated stress and the psychological toll of having to repeatedly respond to stress. Credit Courtesy of St. Michael's Hospital Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.