April 1, 2023

Matthew M. Burg, PhD, professor at the Yale School of Medicine and clinical psychologist, co-edited a special issue in the journal Health Psychology.
Research has shown that stress and emotional factors are major drivers of acute cardiac events. Despite the urgency to prevent and treat cardiovascular disease, access to specialty care is limited. The issue, Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine, is available online. It contains articles written by faculty members in the Section of Cardiovascular Medicine and Department of Psychiatry.
In the introduction, the co-authors outline future directions in cardiovascular behavioral medicine:
The new research includes:
Burg is also a recipient of the Excellence in Health Psychology Research Award from the American Psychological Association.


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