Vol 18, No 2 (2021)
Review paper
Published online: 2020-12-14
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Type D personality and coronary heart disease

Magdalena Piegza, Jacek Pająk, Aleksandra Leksowska, Jacek Piegza, Piotr Wacław Gorczyca
DOI: 10.5603/PSYCH.a2020.0051
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Psychiatria 2021;18(2):129-135.

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Vol 18, No 2 (2021)
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Published online: 2020-12-14

Abstract

Cardiovascular diseases, including coronary heart disease still consititute the main reason for deaths and permanent
disabilities all over the world. The role of somatic factors in the process of their development is very well-
-researched thus cogent and the knowledge on the influence of behavioural and personality-related factors is often
underappreciated. There is, however, successive influx of information about the relationship of personality and
development, course of cardiovasular diseases lately. The aim of the work is to depict the relationship between
the type D personality and coronary heart disease with special emphasis on the influence of type D personality
traits on how the disease progresses and its prognosis.

Abstract

Cardiovascular diseases, including coronary heart disease still consititute the main reason for deaths and permanent
disabilities all over the world. The role of somatic factors in the process of their development is very well-
-researched thus cogent and the knowledge on the influence of behavioural and personality-related factors is often
underappreciated. There is, however, successive influx of information about the relationship of personality and
development, course of cardiovasular diseases lately. The aim of the work is to depict the relationship between
the type D personality and coronary heart disease with special emphasis on the influence of type D personality
traits on how the disease progresses and its prognosis.

Get Citation

Keywords

coronary heart disease, cardiovascular diseases, type D personality, cardiac mortality, prognosis

About this article
Title

Type D personality and coronary heart disease

Journal

Psychiatria (Psychiatry)

Issue

Vol 18, No 2 (2021)

Article type

Review paper

Pages

129-135

Published online

2020-12-14

DOI

10.5603/PSYCH.a2020.0051

Bibliographic record

Psychiatria 2021;18(2):129-135.

Keywords

coronary heart disease
cardiovascular diseases
type D personality
cardiac mortality
prognosis

Authors

Magdalena Piegza
Jacek Pająk
Aleksandra Leksowska
Jacek Piegza
Piotr Wacław Gorczyca

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