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Interventi psicologici per la gestione dello stress

  • A. Compare
  • E. Molinari
  • R. Mccraty
  • D. Tomasino

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La relazione tra stress psicologico e malattia cardiaca è stata ampiamente documentata. C’è una sempre maggiore evidenza che lo stress incide praticamente su quasi tutti gli stadi del processo patologico — genesi, avanzamento e ristabilimento. Inoltre, i pazienti cardiopatici presentano spesso un considerevole disagio emozionale, in termini di rabbia, ansia, paura e depressione. Per queste ragioni, in anni recenti, la comunità medica ha sempre più riconosciuto il bisogno di interventi efficaci per la riduzione dello stress in modo da migliorare la salute emotiva e la riabilitazione fisiologica nei pazienti con cardiopatia e per facilitare la prevenzione della malattia in soggetti a rischio.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Compare
  • E. Molinari
  • R. Mccraty
    • 1
  • D. Tomasino
    • 1
  1. 1.HeartMath Research CenterInstitute of HeartMathBoulder CreekUSA

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