Individual Differences in Cardiovascular Reactivity
The physiological reactions elicited by psychological stress vary in their magnitude and, indeed, patterning, for two main reasons: One is the precise nature of the challenge (the “situational factor”) and the other is the nature of the person’s biological program (the “individual factor”). While any given response in an individual subject is a function of both factors, this chapter will focus on the individual factor.
KeywordsBlood Pressure Response Total Peripheral Resistance Hemodynamic Variable Cardiovascular Reactivity Blood Pressure Data
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