oa IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal - Effect of rational emotive therapy in blood pressure reduction and attitude change among hypertensives
|Article Title||Effect of rational emotive therapy in blood pressure reduction and attitude change among hypertensives|
|© Publisher:||IFE Centre for Psychological Studies (ICPS)|
|Journal||IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Psychology, Ondo State University, Ado-Ekiti|
|Publication Date||Jan 1997|
|Pages||89 - 97|
|Keyword(s)||Attitude scale, Cardia-vascular mortality, Cardiovascular factors, Cholesterol, Dietary control, Haemodynamic study, Non-pharmacological treatment, Prolonged stressors, Sphygmomanometer, Systolic Blood Pressure and Weight loss|
The paper is a comparative study of the effect of the use of Rational Emotive Thereby (RET) (as an adjunct treatment with pharmacological treatment) to the use of pharmacological methods alone, in the treatment of hypertension. The result of tbe treatment is discussed, highlighting its implication on reduction of mortality and increasing compliance to medical regimen.
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