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Essential hypertension
Handbook of cognitive behavioral approaches in primary care.
  • Robert A. DiTomasso, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Deborah Chiumento
  • Harry J. Morris, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Document Type
Book
Publication Date
1-1-2010
Disciplines
Abstract
Hypertension, 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)
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Robert A. DiTomasso, Deborah Chiumento and Harry J. Morris. Essential hypertension. Handbook of cognitive behavioral approaches in primary care. (2010) p. 527 - 545
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/robert_ditomasso/17/