Psychological characteristics of persons who are liable to suffer from myocardial infarction
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A. Goštautas
Published 1982-12-23
https://doi.org/10.15388/Psichol.1982.3.9143
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Keywords

health
attitudes
myocardial infarction
type A behaviour pattern
personality

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Goštautas A. (1982). Psychological characteristics of persons who are liable to suffer from myocardial infarction. Psichologija, 3, 3-17. https://doi.org/10.15388/Psichol.1982.3.9143

Abstract

The results of investigation of 5,114 males from population aged from 40 through 59 by using methods of standardized interview for the diagnosis of type A behaviour pattern, standardized questionnaire about attitudes towards health and MMPI were analysed. Persons exhibiting type A behaviour revealed sickness in their attitudes, were less psychologically adapted on MMPI scales, had higher scores on Reeder's Stress Scale.

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