Clinical Psychology and Heart Disease

Clinical Psychology and Heart Disease

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Provides a comprehensive overview of epidemiologic, experimental, and clinical data evidencing the emergence of cardiac psychology as a specialty. It offers a thorough and up-to-date review of the scientific research supporting the relationship between cardiac disease and psychological condition, practical suggestions for developing a clinical practice and directions for future research in this new field of qcardiac psychologyq. The first part provides an overview of the psychological risk factors for cardiac disease. Emphasis is placed on physiological basis of mind-heart link, depression and anxiety, personality and relational aspects, and on advanced statistical tools for the study of personalities at risk. The second part offers a systematic overview of literature on psychological treatments in cardiac rehabilitation.About the Editors - Enrico Molinari, MS, PsyD in Clinical Psychology Full Professor of Clinical Psychology at the Faculty of Clinical ... Since 2003 he has been the coordinator of the PhD Program in Clinical Psychology at the University of Milano-Bicocca. He is a ... of Psychotherapy schools in Italy, Italian Ministry of Research aamp; University and of the Committee for Eating Disorders, Italian Ministry of Health.

Title:Clinical Psychology and Heart Disease
Author: E. Molinari, A. Compare, G. Parati
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-07-20


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