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Lecture 11. Health Psychology and interventions to prevent or alleviate cardiovascular disease.
Lectures 10 & 11 Reading Usual texts. Also chapter by Krantz & Lundeman on Cardiovascular disorders in Johnston & Johnston good on interventions (& other parts of course). See also Krantz & McCeney Annual Rev Psychol 2002 53: 341-369. There is discussion of interventions in CHD in Schiederman, Antoni, Sabb & Ironson (2001) Health Psychology: psychosocial and biobehavioural aspects pf chronic disease management. Annual Rev Psychology, 52: 555-580. Especially 555-560
Prevention Primary Modification of risk factors before disease develops Not related to stress or reactivity Secondary Arrest or reverse risk factors or disease processes when risk identified but disease may not be obvious Behavioural treatment of high blood pressure Tertiary Stop or inhibit progress of established disease CHD Type A modification (Friedman)
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Friedman,M,Thorensen,CE,Gill,JJ,Powell,LH,Ul mer,D,Thompson,L,Price,VA,Rabin,DD,Breall,W S,Dixon,T,Levy,R,Bourg,E( 1984) Alteration of Type A behaviour and reduction in cardiac recurrences in postmyocardial infaction patients American Heart Journal,108,237,248
Recurrent Coronary Prevention Project (RCPP- Friedman & Thoresen, 1985) Questions Can Type A behaviour be reduced? Does reducing Type A reduce risk of recurrent MI Design Patients who had experienced an MI Type A Change + cardiac care (592) Cardiac care only (270) Outcomes Type Behaviour New MI
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