Psychological factors and cardiovascular disease

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There is increasing evidence for psychosocial factors influencing risk of coronary heart disease and hypertension, with stressful experiences and psychological makeup both being important.Functional recovery after heart attack is influenced by social support and acute emotional responses, whereas stress management techniques may be beneficial during cardiac rehabilitation. Curr Opin Psychiatry 11:655-660.

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