Stress management and behavior: From cardiac patient to worksite intervention

Daniela Lucini, Massimo Pagani

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


In this period of my life I feel very tired, I cannot sleep well, I have difficulties in concentrating and getting by my job with enough attention⋯ and what is worrying me most is that I feel that there is something wrong with my heart⋯. Sometimes, especially at night as soon as I go to bed, it starts beating faster and faster⋯ sometimes I perceive an alteration in the rhythm of the heart beat⋯.two beats very close and then a short pause⋯.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationStress and Cardiovascular Disease
PublisherSpringer-Verlag London Ltd
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781848824195, 1848824181, 9781848824188
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2013


  • Active role
  • Adaptation
  • Arousal
  • Autonomic nervous system
  • Baroreflex sensitivity
  • Behavior
  • Breathing
  • Cardiovascular risk
  • Cognitive restructuring
  • Control system
  • Coping
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Downsizing
  • Functional syndromes
  • Life style
  • Multidimensional approach
  • Occupational health
  • Parasympathetic activity
  • Relaxation training
  • Respiratory techniques
  • Spectral analysis • Autoregressive
  • Stress
  • Sympathetic activity
  • Symptom
  • Unexplained symptoms
  • Vagal activity
  • Worksite

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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