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Title:
The heart-mind connection : how emotions contribute to heart disease and what to do about it
Author:
Ting, Windsor.
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Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [2006]

©2006
Physical Description:
xxiv, 228 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Acknowledgments -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Pt. 1. Uncovering the heart mind connection -- Understanding the heart-mind conspirators -- Heart disease: when the heart's in trouble -- The poison fog of depression -- Depression's link to coronary artery disease -- When depression comes after a heart attack -- Depression before and after bypass surgery -- : Pt. 2. Examining the other heart-mind conspirators -- Anxiety: going to the heart of the matter -- Anger: the most damaging component of a type A personality -- Social isolation: no man (or woman) is an island -- Two stress conspirators -- Panic disorder: when fear takes hold -- Why so SAD? daily and seasonal rhythms -- Pt. 3. Combating the heart-mind conspiracy -- Survival strategies for heart patients -- Treating depression and helping the heart -- A healthy heart takes a healthy mind -- Pt. 4. Special considerations for women -- Women's hearts -- The effects of stress and depression on women's hearts -- Hormone replacement therapy for the heart and mind -- Epilogue -- Resources -- Selected references -- Index.
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ISBN:
9780071390262
Format :
Book