Psychotherapy for Cardiac Patients: Behavioral Cardiology in Practice
Length: 4 hours
Exam Items: 5
Recognize the prognostic implications of negative affect for people with heart disease.
Comprehend results of three clinical trials testing the use of cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, or a patient-preference treatment for patients with acute coronary syndrome.
Describe the unique presentation of different types of heart disease and the unique psychological challenges of each.
Learning Objective 4
Explain the core elements of an evaluation and treatment plan for a cardiac patient with psychological distress.
- Handout of slides
- Evaluation and Treatment Planning