Chapter 17. Psychosocial Factors in the Primary and Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease: An Updated Systematic Review of Prospective Cohort Studies

  1. Salim Yusuf1,
  2. John A Cairns2,
  3. A John Camm3,
  4. Ernest L Fallen4 and
  5. Bernard J Gersh5
  1. Harry Hemingway,
  2. Hannah Kuper and
  3. Michael Marmot

Published Online: 4 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470986882.ch17

Evidence-based Cardiology, Second Edition

Evidence-based Cardiology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Hemingway, H., Kuper, H. and Marmot, M. (2002) Psychosocial Factors in the Primary and Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease: An Updated Systematic Review of Prospective Cohort Studies, in Evidence-based Cardiology, Second Edition (eds S. Yusuf, J. A. Cairns, A. J. Camm, E. L. Fallen and B. J. Gersh), BMJ Books, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470986882.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario Research Chair, Senior Scientist of the Canadian Institute of Health Research, Director of Cardiology and Professor of Medicine, McMaster, University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Canada

  2. 2

    Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

  3. 3

    Professor of Clinical Cardiology and Chief, Department of Cardiological Sciences, St George's Hospital Medical School, London, UK

  4. 4

    Professor Emeritus, McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Canada

  5. 5

    Consultant in Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic; Professor of Medicine, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 NOV 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727916990

Online ISBN: 9780470986882

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Keywords:

  • coronary heart disease;
  • temporal association;
  • consistency;
  • hostility;
  • depression

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Psychosocial factors as coronary risk factors

  • Are psychosocial CHD associations causal?

  • Modification of psychosocial factors

  • Challenges in improving this systematic review

  • Conclusion