Psychological risk factors for cardiac disease and pathophysiological mechanisms: An overview

A. Compare, L. Gondoni, E. Molinari

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Abstract

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a classical psychosomatic disease within the framework of reference of the so-called biopsychosocial model.1 More than any other disease, it reflects the realities of living in modern society, such as stress, lack of time, competitiveness and excessive ambition, which are all part of the dynamic of success in contemporary cultures.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationClinical Psychology and Heart Disease
PublisherSpringer Milan
Pages21-32
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)8847003776, 9788847003774
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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