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Cardiovascular Risk
Words: 1094 Length: 3 Pages Document Type: Case Study Paper #: 16558303
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This case study of George, age 48, presents a classic Type A personality. George operates under a consistently high level of emotional and physical stress. While some of this stress is the result of his work, part of it is also self-imposed and is the product of a personality type who often refuses to seek help unless in a crisis. George works two demanding high-stress jobs. One is as a machinist with a construction company, which is very physically stressful. The other is as a cab driver, which can place physical stress on the patient due to long hours of driving. Although only middle-aged, George has suffered three heart attacks.
There is empirical evidence to suggest that there is an association between personality and susceptibility to suffering cardiac conditions: “The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis and the stress hormone cortisol provide key links between emotions and the heart. The HPA axis controls…

Mosendane, T., Mosendane, T., & Raal, F. J. (2008). Shift work and its effects on the cardiovascular system. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa, 19(4), 210–215. Retrieved from:
Reduce your stress to protect your heart. (2018). Harvard Medical School. Retrieved from:
Rees, K., Bennett, P., West, R., Smith, G. D., & Ebrahim, S. (2004). Psychological interventions for coronary heart disease. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (2), CD002902. Retrieved from:
The transtheoretical model. (2018). Prochange. Retrieved from:
Type D personality and cardiovascular risk. (2014). Harvard Medical School. Retrieved from: lar_risk

analyzing'social context
Words: 1806 Length: 6 Pages Document Type: Essay Paper #: 34168546
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How Emotional Experiences are Influenced by One s Sense of Self
The interviewee was a mother, age 55, employee of a mortgage servicing company. Because of COVID 19, she has been stuck working from home, which is very challenging and frustrating for her as none of the conveniences of her office are at her disposal and it makes her work more difficult and time consuming. The primary emotion she feels is anger: she is physically pained by working 12 hour days sitting in a dining room chair that is hard on her back and hands, since she had spinal surgery a year ago; she misses her comfortable office chair. Her computer and wi-fi are slower than the system at work, where she has two computer screens that she can use at once to help speed up her work. With everyone working from home, the tasks are more slowly accomplished and…