Psychophysiology of Heart Disease

  • G. Parati
  • M. Valentini
  • G. Mancia


The link between heart and mind has represented for centuries an intriguing topic for researchers; it is interesting and at the same time difficult to explore [1]. A number of pathophysiological, epidemiological and clinical studies have emphasized the complex interactions that exist between neural influences and cardiovascular function, both physiologically and in the context of neural or cardiovascular diseases [1].


Mental Stress Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Heart Rate Response Blood Pressure Response Cardiovascular Reactivity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Parati
    • 1
  • M. Valentini
    • 2
  • G. Mancia
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Clinical Medicine, Prevention and Applied BiotechnologyUniversity of Milano-BicoccaItaly
  2. 2.Cardiology II, St. Luca Hospital Italian Auxologic InstituteUniversity of Milano-BicoccaMilanItaly
  3. 3.Department of MedicineUniversity of Milano-BicoccaItaly

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