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Psychobehavioral treatment in cardiac rehabilitation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8508457     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article reviews the empirical evidence for the use of behavioral and psychological therapies in the rehabilitation of patients with coronary disease. Exercise training, Type A modification, psychological counseling, smoking cessation, and dietary modification are considered. It is concluded that psychobehavioral therapies offer considerable promise to coronary patients in improving quality and quantity of life.
J A Blumenthal; J Wei
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology clinics     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0733-8651     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Clin     Publication Date:  1993 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-07-15     Completed Date:  1993-07-15     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8300331     Medline TA:  Cardiol Clin     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  323-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.
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MeSH Terms
Behavior Therapy / methods*
Combined Modality Therapy
Coronary Disease / psychology,  rehabilitation*
Exercise Therapy / methods*
Food Habits / psychology
Myocardial Infarction / psychology,  rehabilitation*
Smoking Cessation
Type A Personality
Grant Support

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