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Overview

Demonstrating that the magnitude and pattern of cardiovascular response to stress varies markedly between individuals, this work discusses the mechanisms by which the cardiovascular system is mobilized during stress, the determinants of individual differences, and the pathophysiological processes by which responses to stress may lead to cardiovascular disease. Behavioral scientists from a variety of disciplines will find the work pertinent to their research.

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Describes the relationships among psychosocial stress, cardiovascular response to it, and the development of cardiovascular disease. Increasingly, scientists are hypothesizing that large-scale cardiovascular reactions to stress are linked to the later development of heart disease, so that accurate measurement and characterization of individual response might help identify people at higher than average risk. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306441554
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
  • Publication date: 9/1/1992
  • Series: Perspectives on Individual Differences Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 324
  • Product dimensions: 0.81 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Cardiovascular Reactivity: A Conceptual and Methodological Overview of Cardiovascular Reactivity Research; A. Sherwood, J.R. Turner. Sympathetic Nervous System Responses to Psychosocial Stressors; P.J. Mills, J.E. Dimsdale. Individual Differences in Ambulatory Blood Pressure Patterns; G.H. Harshfield, D.A. Pulliam. Determinants of Individual Differences in Cardiovascular Responses During Stress: Genes, Stress, and Cardiovascular Reactivity; R.J. Rose. Personality Characteristics, Reactivity, and Cardiovascular Disease; B.K. Houston. Toward Understanding Race Differences in Autonomic Reactivity; N.B. Anderson, et al. Cardiovascular Stress Responses and Cardiovascular Disease: Endogenous Opioids and Stress Reactivity in the Development of Essential Hypertension; J.A. McCubbin, et al. Differential Responses to Salt-Stress Interactions; K.C. Light. 7 additional articles. Index.

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