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Influence of psychosocial factors and biopsychosocial interventions on outcomes after myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10098006     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Management of the myocardial infarction patient may extend beyond the physiologic to include psychosocial factors that may adversely affect cardiac health. Psychosocial factors such as depression, coronary-prone behavior, hostility, social isolation, anxiety, anger, and stress are related to increased cardiac death and illness. Various interventions including cognitive-behavioral therapies, techniques that elicit the relaxation response, meditation, exercise, and increasing social networks, may play a role in improving health outcomes. This article explores the relationship of these psychosocial factors to cardiac health and proposes a biopsychosocial model of care.
E F Buselli; E M Stuart
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of cardiovascular nursing     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0889-4655     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Nurs     Publication Date:  1999 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-05-19     Completed Date:  1999-05-19     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703516     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  60-72     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
SpecialistWellcare Associates for Integrated Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adaptation, Psychological*
Biofeedback, Psychology*
Coronary Disease / nursing,  psychology*
Myocardial Infarction / nursing,  psychology*
Treatment Outcome

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