Book 2006

Clinical Psychology and Heart Disease


ISBN: 978-88-470-0377-4 (Print) 978-88-470-0378-1 (Online)

Table of contents (26 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVIII

  2. Introduction: Heart Disease and Psychosocial Factors

    1. Chapter

      Pages 1-4

      Introduction: Heart Disease and Psychosocial Factors

  3. Clinical Psychology for Cardiac Disease

    1. Chapter

      Pages 5-18

      Clinical Psychology for Cardiac Disease

  4. Psychological Risk Factors for Cardiac Disease

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

    2. Chapter

      Pages 21-32

      Psychological Risk Factors for Cardiac Disease and Pathophysiological Mechanisms: An Overview

    3. Physiological Basis of Mind-Heart Link

      1. Chapter

        Pages 33-69

        Psychophysiology of Heart Disease

      2. Chapter

        Pages 71-82

        Mental Stress Ischemia: Characteristics, Pathophysiology, Prognosis and Treatment

      Depression and Anxiety

      1. Chapter

        Pages 83-98

        Depression and CHD: Prevalence, Prognosis, Pathophysiology and Treatment

      2. Chapter

        Pages 99-108

        Prevalence of Depression in Chronic Heart Failure

      3. Chapter

        Pages 109-119

        Depression in Coronary Artery Disease: Assessment and Treatment

      4. Chapter

        Pages 121-147

        Anxiety and Heart Disease

      5. Chapter

        Pages 149-163

        Anxiety, Depressive Symptoms and Heart Transplantation

      6. Chapter

        Pages 165-184

        Psychological Factors in Hypertension Development and Treatment

      Personality and Relational Aspects

      1. Chapter

        Pages 185-215

        Type A, Type D, Anger-Prone Behavior and Risk of Relapse in CHD Patients

      2. Chapter

        Pages 217-232

        Defensive Hostility and Cardiovascular Disease: Theoretical and Empirical Bases for an Interpersonal Approach-Avoidance Conflict Perspective

      3. Chapter

        Pages 233-272

        In Sickness and In Health: Interpersonal Risk and Resilience in Cardiovascular Disease

      4. Chapter

        Pages 273-277

        Psychological Stress in Women: the Stockholm Female Coronary Risk Study

      Advanced Statistical Tools for the Study of Psychological Risks Aspects

      1. Chapter

        Pages 279-317

        Application of Neural Networks and Other Artificial Adaptive Systems in Prediction and Data Mining of Risk Psychological Profile for CHD

      2. Chapter

        Pages 319-336

        Person Measurement and Rehabilitation Outcome: the New Perspective of Rasch Analysis


      1. Chapter

        Pages 339-346

        The “Heart” of Cardiology: an Imaginary Conversation with Bernard Lown

  5. Psychological Treatments in Cardiac Rehabilitation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 347-347

    2. Chapter

      Pages 349-368

      The Art of Listening to Cardiac Patient and his Family: the Meanings of Suffering Along Temporal Dimension

    3. Chapter

      Pages 369-390

      Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression in Patients with Coronary Heart Disease

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