Conversations About Ethics

Lowering Blood Pressure as a Moral Act: Stress, Health and Socioeconomic Status

Dr. Robert Sapolksy

By the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  1. Analyze how perceptions of social status, and social behaviors based on those perceptions, have a direct impact on physical health.
  2. Discuss strategies to integrate with patients the causes, implications and treatments for stress.
  3. In addition to treating patients directly, utilize an understanding of the ethical imperative to treat stress conditions within the multiple contexts of professional environment, caregivers, and other relationships that affect patient health outcomes.

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Resource List

This resource list brings together websites, videos, audio recordings, books, and articles to supplement the workshop and lecture.

By Our Speaker

Dipping Your Toe (Introductory Information)

Wading Waist High (Intermediate Resources)

Taking a Deep Dive (Advanced Materials)

Access to Materials

Freely available Online
Available through the San Antonio Public Library
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Available through the Briscoe Library at the UTHSCSA Faculty
Faculty, students, and staff may access these materials remotely using their Health Science Center log-in. Non-affiliated individuals and members of the general public may access these materials in-person by visiting the library and registering for guest access. Off-site access is not available for non-affiliated individuals and members of the general public due to licensing restrictions.