Handbook of cognitive behavioral approaches in primary care. Essential hypertension

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Hypertension, the silent killer, is a serious, asymptomatic, prevalent, and major public health problem commonly found in the primary care setting. The following topics are discussed: assessment and diagnostic issues; incidence and clinical manifestations in primary care setting; cognitive-behavioral case conceptualization; identifying and addressing obstacles to treatment; points of collaboration with physician and family; development and implementation of an empirically based treatment plan; evaluation of treatment outcomes; and considerations with special populations/diversity issues. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved). (create)

Original languageAmerican English
PublisherHandbook of cognitive behavioral approaches in primary care.
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010


  • essential hypertension
  • primary care
  • clinical manifestations
  • cognitive behavioral case conceptualization
  • diagnosis
  • evaluation of treatment outcomes
  • empirically based treatment plan
  • obstacles to treatment
  • assessment
  • incidence
  • Primary Health Care
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Epidemiology
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Measurement
  • Treatment Effectiveness Evaluation
  • Treatment Planning
  • Treatment Barriers


  • Psychology

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