Mechanisms of Psychological Influence on Physical Health: With Special Attention to the Elderly

Mechanisms of Psychological Influence on Physical Health: With Special Attention to the Elderly

by Laura L. Carstensen

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1989)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461280767
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 09/27/2011
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1989
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1 Concurrent Morbidity between Physical and Mental Illness: An Epidemiologic Examination.- 2 Social Support Influences on the Disease Process.- 3 Interpersonal Relationships and Immune Function.- 4 Bereavement, Depression, and Immunity: The Role of Age.- 5 Stress, Illness, and Secretory Immunity.- 6 Differential Emotions Model for the Study of Health and Illness Processes in Aging.- 7 Recent Advances in the Neurochemical Modulation of Behavior: Focus on Depression and Alzheimer’s Disease.- 8 Psychological Factors in Coronary Arteiy Disease: Epidemiologic Evidence.- 9 Some Thoughts on the Cross-Cultural Prevalence of Dementia.- List of Contributors.

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