Social Support and Cardiovascular Disease by Sally A. Shumaker

Social Support and Cardiovascular Disease

EditorSally 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 provide a wealth of information for clinicians and students in the fields of behavioral medicine, psychophysiology, and cardiovascular disease.

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Title:Social Support and Cardiovascular DiseaseFormat:HardcoverDimensions:382 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.03 inPublisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306439824

ISBN - 13:9780306439827

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Key Concepts: An Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease; D.M. Davidson. Measures of Health Outcome in Social Support Research; R.M. Kaplan. Establishing a Relationship between Social Support and Cardiovascular Disease: International Epidemiological Evidence for a Relationship between Social Support and Cardiovascular Disease; K. Orth-Gomer. A Critical Evaluation of United States Epidemiological Evidence, Including a Special Consideration of Ethnic Variation; H.P. Hazuda. Individual, Environmental, and Cultural Factors in Social Support and Cardiovascular Disease: Gender Differences in Type A Behavior, Social Support, and Ischemic Heart Disease; M.A. Morell, et al. Social Support in the Work Environment and Cardiovascular Disease; J.V. Johnson, E.M. Hall. The Development of Cardiovascular Disease: Social Support and Coronary Heart Disease; S. Cohen, et al. The Crisis and Rehabilitation Phases of Cardiovascular Disease: Cardiac Rehabilitation; K. Dracup. 7 additional articles. Index.