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Psychometric properties of the Social Phobia Inventory (SPIN)
Background Of available self-rated social phobia scales, none assesses the spectrum of fear, avoidance, and physiological symptoms, all of which are clinically important. Because of this limitation,Expand
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Methodological guidelines for impedance cardiography.
Impedance cardiography was introduced over 20 years ago as a noninvasive and unobtrusive technique for measuring systolic time intervals and cardiac output. Although our understanding of theExpand
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Aerobic Exercise and Neurocognitive Performance: A Meta-Analytic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials
Objectives: To assess the effects of aerobic exercise training on neurocognitive performance. Although the effects of exercise on neurocognition have been the subject of several previous reviews andExpand
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Depression as a Risk Factor for Coronary Artery Disease: Evidence, Mechanisms, and Treatment
Objective: The present paper reviews the evidence that depression is a risk factor for the development and progression of coronary artery disease (CAD). Methods: MEDLINE searches and reviews ofExpand
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Exercise and Pharmacotherapy in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder
Objective: To assess whether patients receiving aerobic exercise training performed either at home or in a supervised group setting achieve reductions in depression comparable to standardExpand
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Social Support and Coronary Heart Disease: Epidemiologic Evidence and Implications for Treatment
Objective: The present paper reviews theories of social support and evidence for the role of social support in the development and progression of coronary heart disease (CHD). Methods: Articles forExpand
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Effects of the DASH diet alone and in combination with exercise and weight loss on blood pressure and cardiovascular biomarkers in men and women with high blood pressure: the ENCORE study.
BACKGROUND Although the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet has been shown to lower blood pressure (BP) in short-term feeding studies, it has not been shown to lower BP amongExpand
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Relationship of depression to death or hospitalization in patients with heart failure.
BACKGROUND Depression is widely recognized as a risk factor in patients with coronary heart disease. However, patients with heart failure (HF) have been less frequently studied, and the effect ofExpand
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Impaired endothelial function in coronary heart disease patients with depressive symptomatology.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to assess whether depressive symptomatology was associated with vascular endothelial dysfunction in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD). BACKGROUNDExpand
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Exercise and pharmacological treatment of depressive symptoms in patients with coronary heart disease: results from the UPBEAT (Understanding the Prognostic Benefits of Exercise and Antidepressant
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of exercise and antidepressant medication in reducing depressive symptoms and improving cardiovascular biomarkers in depressed patientsExpand
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