Stress, Behavior Patterns, and Coronary Disease

  • David C. Glass
Part of the Advances in the Study of Communication and Affect book series (ASCA, volume 6)


Coronary heart disease is a clinical disorder that results from damage to the coronary arteries, the latter being called coronary artery disease or atherosclerosis (Friedberg, 1966); a nontechnical term for it is hardening of the arteries. Myocardial infarction is one of the most common forms of clinical coronary disease.


Serum Cholesterol Coronary Disease Behavior Pattern Stressful Life Event Reaction Time Task 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David C. Glass
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  1. 1.Department of Psychology, Graduate School and University CenterCity University of New YorkNew YorkUSA

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