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Al'Absi, M., & Arnett, D. K. (2000). Adrenocortical responses to psychological stress and risk for hypertension.Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy,54(5), 234-244. 

Bradford R, & Tulloh R. (2008) Diagnosis and Management of Pulmonary hypertension in adult congenital heart disease.Br J Cardiac Nurs3, 138-45 

Brown, K. W., & Ryan, R. M. (2003). The benefits of being present: Mindfulness and its role in psychological well-being.Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84(4), 822-848. 

Carlson, L. E., Speca, M., Faris, P., & Patel, K. D. (2007). One year pre-post intervention follow-up of psychological, immune, endocrine, and blood pressure outcomes of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) in breast and prostate cancer outpatients.Brain, Behaviour, and Immunity,21, 1038-1049. 

Carlson, L. E., Speca, M., Patel, K. D., & Goodey, E. (2003). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Relation to Quality of Life, Mood, Symptoms of Stress, and Immune Parameters in Breast and Prostate Cancer Outpatients.Psychosomatic Medicine,65, 571-581. 

DOH (2010) Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention (QIPP) (online). Available at

Department of Health. (2009). NHS 2010-2015: From good to great. Preventative, people-centred, productive. Gateway Ref: 13179. 

Galiè,  N., Beghetti, M., Gatzoulis, MA., Granton, J., Berger, R. M., Lauer, A., Chiossi, E., Landzberg, M. (2006) Bosentan therapy in patients with Eisenmenger syndrome: a multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study. Circulation. 4;114(1):48-54.

Galiè N, Hoeper M M, Humbert M, et al (2009) Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension.Eur. Heart J.30: 2493 - 2537 

Grossman, P., Niemann, L., Schmidt, S., & Walach, H. (2004). Mindfulness-based stress reduction and health benefits. A meta-analysis.Journal of Psychosomatic Research,57(1), 35-43. 

Juster, R., McEwen, B. S., & Lupien, S. (2009). Allostatic load biomarkers of chronic stress and impact on health and cognition.Neuroscientific and Biobehavioural Reviews,35, 2-16. 

Katon, W. & Ciechanowski, P. (2002). Impact of major depression on chronic medical illness.Journal of Psychosomatic Research,53, 859-863. 

Kawut, S. M., Horn, E. M., Berekashvili, K. K., Lederer, A. C., Rosenzweig, E. B., & Barst, R. J. (2006). Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use and outcomes in pulmonary arterial hypertension. 

Löwe, B., Gräfe, K., Ufer, C., Kroenke, K., Grünig, E., Herzog, W., & Borst, M. M. (2004). Anxiety and depression in patients with pulmonary hypertension.Psychosomatic Medicine, 66(6), 831-836. 

McEwen, B. E., & Stellar, E. (1998). Stress and the individual: Mechanisms leading to disease. Archives of International Medicine, 153(18), 2093-2101. 

McKenna SP, Doughty N, Meads DM, Doward LC, Pepke-Zaba J (2006) The Cambridge Pulmonary Hypertension Outcome Review (CAMPHOR).Quality of Life Research. 15 (1); 103-115. 

McLaughlin, V. V., & McGoon, M. D. (2006). Pulmonary arterial hypertension.Circulation,114, 1417-1431. 

Merkes, M. (2010). Mindfulness-based stress reduction for people with chronic diseases.Australian Journal of Primary Health,16, 200-210.

Mumford, E., Schlesinger, H. J., & Glass, G. V. (1982). The effects of psychological intervention on recovery from surgery and heart attacks: An analysis of the literature.American Journal of Public Health,72(2), 141-151. 

National Audit of Pulmonary Hypertension. (2010).The NHS Information Centre. 

Reibel, D. K., Greeson, J. M., Brainard, G. C., Rosenzweig, S. (2001). Mindfulness-based stress reduction and health-related quality of life in a heterogeneous population.General Hospital Psychiatry,23(4), 183-192. 

Rosmond, R., & Bjorntorp, P. (2000). The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity as a predictor of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke.Journal of International Medicine,247, 188-197. 

Speca, M., Carlson, L., Goodey, E., & Angen, M. (2000). A randomized, wait-list controlled clinical trial: The effect of a mindfulness meditation-based stress reduction program on modd and symptoms of stress in cancer outpatients.Psychosomatic Medicine,62, 613-622. 

Ware J.E., Kosinski M., Dewey J.E. (2000).How to Score Version Two of the SF-36 Health Survey. Lincoln, RI: QualityMetric, Incorporated. 

Wirtz, P. H., von Känel, R., Emini, L., Ruedisueli, K., Groessbauer, S., Maercker, A., & Ehlert, U. (2007). Evidence for altered hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis functioning in systemic hypertension: Blunted cortisol response to awakening and lower negative feedback sensitivity.Psychoneuroendocrinology,32, 430-436. 

Wryobeck, J. M., Lippo, G, McLaughlin, V., Riba, M., & Reubenfire, M. (2007). Psychological aspects of pulmonary hypertension: A review.Psychosomatics, 48(6); 467-475.