Chapter 8. Physiological Pathways from Personality to Health: the Cardiovascular and Immune Systems

  1. Margarete E. Vollrath3,4
  1. Suzanne C. Segerstrom1 and
  2. Timothy W. Smith2

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713860.ch8

Handbook of Personality and Health

Handbook of Personality and Health

How to Cite

Segerstrom, S. C. and Smith, T. W. (2006) Physiological Pathways from Personality to Health: the Cardiovascular and Immune Systems, in Handbook of Personality and Health (ed M. E. Vollrath), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713860.ch8

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

    University of Kentucky, USA

  2. 2

    University of Utah, 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:

  • immune systems;
  • personality;
  • heart attack;
  • phagocytose;
  • lymphocytes

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Cardiovascular and Immune Systems

  • Personality, Physiology, and Health: Three Models

  • Personality and the Immune System

  • Personality and the Cardiovascular System

  • Conclusion

  • References