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The principal purpose of this symposium is to offer a scholarly appraisal of the effects of "stress," whether social, psychological or physiological, on the pathogenesis, prevalence and manifestations of ischemic heart disease. Since "stress" is so broadly construed, the disciplines represented by the authors include cardiology, physiology, pharmacology, psychiatry, social psychology, community medicine and statistics.
Predictably, the value of individual contributions is extremely varied. Part 1, "Environmental Factors," contains a valuable review of environmental factors in hypertension, but also a series of inconclusive studies on "stress" at Cape Kennedy. Part 2, "Individual Factors," contains illuminating reviews of the psychophysiologic and
Stress and the Heart.. Ann Intern Med. ;81:867. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-81-6-867_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;81(6):867.
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