208 страниц. 2012 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing This book brings together two important and challenging topics: Psychological Stress and Coronary Heart Disease. Both have central relevance for the health and well being in our life. We explain how psychological stress and hostility, as the disease of civilization, influence the mind and damage the arteries of heart. This book concentrates on the risk factors for Coronary Heart Disease: Age and gender, Family history, Less of physical activity, Obesity, Blood cholesterol and LDL. This book looks at health and psychological states, health and emotional situation, health and behavioral factors, emotions and immue function, psychoneuroimmunology, self-esteem, life style and devise good strategies for better life. This book intends to promote the role of social networks, social interactions, social support and stress-buffering model in health.