Lifestyle change in women with coronary heart disease: what do we know?

@article{Toobert1998LifestyleCI,
  title={Lifestyle change in women with coronary heart disease: what do we know?},
  author={Deborah J. Toobert and Lisa A. Strycker and Russell E. Glasgow},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={1998},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={685-99}
}
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death among women in the United States, yet few studies have specifically targeted women who have CHD, and still fewer have examined how behavior and psychosocial factors affect lifestyle change. This article reviews what is known about lifestyle change, with an emphasis on psychosocial factors related to change, in women with CHD. Studies exploring individual lifestyle improvement areas--exercise, nutrition, smoking, and social support--as… CONTINUE READING