2012

Stress and Cardiovascular Disease

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ISBN: 978-1-84882-418-8 (Print) 978-1-84882-419-5 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease, Stress and Adaptation

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      Pages 15-15

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      Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease, Stress and Adaptation

  3. Mechanisms

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      Pages 15-15

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      Pages 17-29

      Social Stress and Cardiovascular Disease in Primates

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      Pages 31-53

      Cardiovascular and Autonomic Responses to Stress

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      Pages 55-69

      Sympathetic Neural and Adrenal Medullary Mechanisms in Depression and Panic Disorder

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      Pages 71-87

      Hypothalamic–Pituitary–Adrenal Axis and Cardiovascular Disease

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      Pages 89-110

      Haemostatic Effects of Stress

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      Pages 111-128

      Stress, Inflammation, and Coronary Heart Disease

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      Pages 129-148

      Brain Imaging of Stress and Cardiovascular Responses

  4. Acute Stress and Triggering

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 149-149

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      Pages 151-168

      Psychological Triggers for Plaque Rupture

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      Pages 169-191

      Stress Cardiomyopathy

  5. Chronic Stress

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 193-193

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      Pages 195-209

      Psychosocial Factors at Work: The Epidemiological Perspective

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      Pages 211-233

      Depression and Cardiovascular Disease Progression: Epidemiology, Mechanisms and Treatment

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      Pages 235-256

      Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Emerging Risk Factor and Mechanisms

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      Pages 257-272

      Sleep, Stress, and Heart Disease

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      Pages 273-283

      The Causal Role of Chronic Mental Stress in the Pathogenesis of Essential Hypertension

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      Pages 285-295

      Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes

  6. Treatment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 297-297

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      Pages 299-316

      Stress Management and Behavior: From Cardiac Patient to Worksite Intervention

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      Pages 317-332

      Exercise to Reduce Distress and Improve Cardiac Function: Moving on and Finding the Pace

  7. Psychological Management

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 333-333

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      Pages 335-354

      The Psychological Treatment of Cardiac Patients

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      Pages 355-374

      Integrating the Management of Psychosocial and Behavior Risk Factors into Clinical Medical Practice

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 383-390

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