Encyclopedia of Behavioral Medicine

Living Edition
| Editors: Marc Gellman

Heart Disease

  • William WhangEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-6439-6_1266-2

Definition

Heart disease encompasses a range of conditions, including coronary artery disease, heart failure or inadequate cardiac output, and cardiac arrhythmia. See “Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)” and “Congestive Heart Failure” for further explanations.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of CardiologyColumbia University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Linda C. Baumann
    • 1
  1. 1.School of NursingUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonMadisonUSA