Social Support and Cardiovascular Disease

Social Support and Cardiovascular Disease

by Sally A. Shumaker, Susan M. Czajkowski
     
 

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In this groundbreaking work, distinguished contributors explore the myriad relationships between networks of social support and the development, treatment, and rehabilitation of individuals with cardiovascular disease. Chapters span the range from conceptual to methodological issues, and take into account gender, environmental, and cultural differences. The book will…  See more details below

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In this groundbreaking work, distinguished contributors explore the myriad relationships between networks of social support and the development, treatment, and rehabilitation of individuals with cardiovascular disease. Chapters span the range from conceptual to methodological issues, and take into account gender, environmental, and cultural differences. The book will provide a wealth of information for clinicians and students in the fields of behavioral medicine, psychophysiology, and cardiovascular disease.

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An examination of the existing research and theory in the area of social support and cardiovascular disease (CVD), based on the discussions and recommendations that took place at a working conference cosponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the U. of California at Irvine, where a multidisciplinary group of researchers critically reviewed the available evidence linking social support to CVD etiology, occurrence, and rehabilitation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781489925749
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
11/20/2013
Series:
The Springer Series in Behavioral Psychophysiology and Medicine
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

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