The Role of Rumination in Recovery from Reactivity: Cardiovascular Consequences of Emotional States

@article{Glynn2002TheRO,
  title={The Role of Rumination in Recovery from Reactivity: Cardiovascular Consequences of Emotional States},
  author={Laura M. Glynn and Nicholas Christenfeld and William Gerin},
  journal={Psychosomatic Medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={64},
  pages={714-726}
}
Objective While most investigations of the link between blood pressure responses and later disease have focused on acute reactivity during stressful tasks, there is some theoretical and empirical reason to believe that examining recovery and later re-creations of BP responses may also be useful. Two experiments explored situational determinants of sustained BP elevations, examining whether the extent of recovery and the ability to later mentally recreate the response are influenced by the… 

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