Chapter 12. The Prevention and Treatment of Hostility

  1. Margarete E. Vollrath3,4
  1. Redford B. Williams1 and
  2. Virginia P. Williams2

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713860.ch12

Handbook of Personality and Health

Handbook of Personality and Health

How to Cite

Williams, R. B. and Williams, V. P. (2006) The Prevention and Treatment of Hostility, in Handbook of Personality and Health (ed M. E. Vollrath), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713860.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Psychological Institute, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

  2. 4

    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway

Author Information

  1. 1

    Duke University Medical Centre, USA

  2. 2

    Williams Life Skills, Inc., USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470021347

Online ISBN: 9780470713860

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Keywords:

  • hostility;
  • risk factors;
  • personality;
  • coronary atherosclerosis;
  • medical disorders

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Impact of Hostility on Disease Risk

  • Biobehavioral Pathways from Hostility to Disease

  • Developmental Origins of Hostility

  • Behavioral/Psychosocial Interventions

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • Authors' Disclosure

  • References