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Cardiol Clin. 1993 May;11(2):323-31.

Psychobehavioral treatment in cardiac rehabilitation.

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  • 1Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.

Abstract

This article reviews the empirical evidence for the use of behavioral and psychological therapies in the rehabilitation of patients with coronary disease. Exercise training, Type A modification, psychological counseling, smoking cessation, and dietary modification are considered. It is concluded that psychobehavioral therapies offer considerable promise to coronary patients in improving quality and quantity of life.

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