TITLE

Psychoneurocardiology: Psychosomatic and somatopsychic approaches to hypertension research

AUTHOR(S)
Rau, Harald; Brody, Stuart
PUB. DATE
October 1994
SOURCE
Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science;Oct-Dec94, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p348
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Introduces the field of psychoneurocardiology. Examples of research into psychosomatic and somatopsychic bases for hypertensive development; Experiment testing the hypothesis that somatopsychic effects of baroreceptor activation might be responsible for tonic blood pressure increase over a 19-month period.
ACCESSION #
9511031525

 

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