Essential hypertensionHandbook of cognitive behavioral approaches in primary care.
AbstractHypertension, the silent killer, is a serious, asymptomatic, prevalent, and major public health problem commonly found in the primary care setting. The following topics are discussed: assessment and diagnostic issues; incidence and clinical manifestations in primary care setting; cognitive-behavioral case conceptualization; identifying and addressing obstacles to treatment; points of collaboration with physician and family; development and implementation of an empirically based treatment plan; evaluation of treatment outcomes; and considerations with special populations/diversity issues. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved). (create)
Citation InformationRobert A. DiTomasso, Deborah Chiumento and Harry J. Morris. Essential hypertension. Handbook of cognitive behavioral approaches in primary care. (2010) p. 527 - 545
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