PSY 104 Lecture 09 - Handout

PSY 104 Lecture 09 - Handout - Objectives Chapter 9 QUIN...

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Chapter 9 Q UIN 1 Identifying behavioral factors in cardiovascular disease “Getting to the heart of the matter” Objectives • Evaluate the role behavior factors, namely Type A, Hostility, Anger, and Dominance in the development of cardiac pathology 2 • Create a response to modify these risk factors based on behavioral approaches. Quotes A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. Nelson Mandella 3 You may have a heart of gold -- but so does a hard-boiled egg Anonymous Introduction • Heart disease major medical problem • Approximately 450,000 die each year • 1 Million experience event 4 • Prevalence • Health behaviors and prevention • Stress and disease link • Psychosocial aspects Cardiovascular Primer • Major divisions – Heart –A r te r ies – Arterioles 5 – Capillaries – Venules – Veins • Closed circulatory system Heart • Anatomy – Pericardium –Myoca
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Cardiac Cycle 7 Heart Rate Control • Generates own rhythm • But can be modified with nervous and hormonal controls SA node pacemake 8 SA node – pacemaker • AV node • Spread of activity Coronary Arteries • Supply blood to myocardium • Heart moves slightly in the chest 9 • Close to ejection under full pressure • Injury leads to plaque formation • Ischemic heart disease – Lack of oxygen leads to cell death – Coronary artery disease (CAD) Atherosclerosis Cardio Pathology 10 • Atherosclerosis
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PSY 104 taught by Professor Lefbvre during the Fall '09 term at Wofford.

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PSY 104 Lecture 09 - Handout - Objectives Chapter 9 QUIN...

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