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Stress, disease, and primary medical care

Zeev Ben-Sira

Stress, disease, and primary medical care

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Published by Gower in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English

  • Medicine, Psychosomatic.,
  • Stress (Psychology),
  • Stress management.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 169-184.

    StatementZeev Ben-Sira.
    LC ClassificationsRC48 .B43 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 184 p. :
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2335970M
    ISBN 100566052407
    LC Control Number86226012

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC. The main aim of this book is to evaluate the concept of stress and provide tools for physicians to identify patients who might benefit Stress stress management. This will incorporate a detailed description of the physiological and pathophysiological consequences of acute and chronic stress that might lead to cardiovascular disease.

Stress, disease, and primary medical care: the "counter-healthpromoting effect" of the clash between conflicting latent goals. Human history is replete with stories of the connection between stress and disease.

A story about John Hunter (–), a surgeon and medical educator at St. George’s Hospital in London, is that he stated publicly, “My life is at the mercy of any rogue who chooses to provoke me,” and soon afterward died following a contentious. Stress was by far the most time consuming topic.

Nearly 60% of the discussions were not perfunctory but attempts to counsel or encourage behavior change in the patient (It has been estimated that % of primary care visits involve an illness that is caused or augmented by stress) Russell & Roter () Am J Public Health ; Reduce your stress levels and avoid disease.

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According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, 60 to 80 percent of visits to primary care doctors may be related to stress, yet only 3 percent of patients receive stress management counseling.

Why is it that so few people are getting help from their health care practitioners when it comes to stress.

Managing stress is a good idea for your overall health, and researchers are currently studying whether managing stress is effective for heart disease.

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, occupational stress has been a concern of the health care industry for a long time. 2 Results from several studies indicate that health care workers may have increased rates of stress compared with other professions as well as.

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