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Stress Management and Behavior: From Cardiac Patient to Worksite Intervention

  • Daniela LuciniEmail author
  • Massimo Pagani
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Abstract

In this period of my life I feel very tired, I cannot sleep well, I have difficulties in concentrating and getting by my job with enough attention… and what is worrying me most is that I feel that there is something wrong with my heart…. Sometimes, especially at night as soon as I go to bed, it starts beating faster and faster… sometimes I perceive an alteration in the rhythm of the heart beat….two beats very close and then a short pause….

Keywords

Active role Adaptation Arousal Autonomic nervous system Baroreflex sensitivity Behavior Breathing Cardiovascular risk Cognitive restructuring Control system Coping Coronary artery disease Downsizing Functional syndromes Life style Multidimensional approach Occupational health Parasympathetic activity Relaxation training Respiratory techniques Spectral analysis • Autoregressive Stress Sympathetic activity Symptom Unexplained symptoms Vagal activity Worksite 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Clinical Science, L. SaccoUniversity of MilanMilanItaly

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