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We investigated heart rate and heart-rate variability in 82 patients, 60 men and 22 women (M = 54 yr., SD = 9) with acute coronary heart disease and scores on Bortner's scale at hospital admission and discharge. 48 patients were classified by their scores on Bortner's scale as Type A and 34 as Type B. Patients with acute coronary heart disease classified as(More)
Metabolic reprogramming is a hallmark of cancer development, mediated by genetic and epigenetic alterations that may be pharmacologically targeted. Among oncogenes, the kinase Akt is commonly overexpressed in tumors and favors glycolysis, providing a rationale for using Akt inhibitors. Here, we addressed the question of whether and how inhibiting Akt(More)
We examined the prevalence of Type A/B behavior and Emotion Profiles in 1084 employees. This report focused on the relationship between Type A behavior and eight basic emotion dimensions. Of the 1084 subjects 710 (65%) scored as Type A and 374 (34.5%) as Type B. The mean Bortner scores for all subjects were 182.8 (SD = 33.7), scores on emotional dimensions(More)
The associations of Type A or B behavior with age, sex, occupation, education, life needs satisfaction, smoking, and religion were studied. 242 women and 842 men, ages 21 to 64 years, (M age 42 +/- 8 yr.), completed the Bortner scale and rated on a 5-point scale their life needs satisfaction. Information on age, occupation, education, cigarette smoking, and(More)
We examined the prevalence of Type A behavior indicated on Bortner's scale and the Emotion Profiles of Plutchik in 190 patients, 134 men and 56 women (M age = 50 yr., SD = 9) with acute coronary heart disease at hospital admission and discharge. Type A classification was significantly more common for patients with acute coronary heart disease (75.5% versus(More)
Personality scores of Croatian men and women by age, occupation, education, satisfaction of life needs, and religion were examined. 842 men and 242 women whose mean age was 42 yr. (SD, 8) represented manual labor, clerical work, and management. Employees were administered the Emotions Profile Index and a test of Life Needs Satisfaction. The Croatian women(More)
We examined Bortner scores for behavioral patterns and eight basic emotional dimensions named by Plutchik for patients with acute myocardial infarction who survived ventricular fibrillation and left ventricular failure. There were 70 patients, 48 men and 22 women ages 26 to 69 yr. (M = 54, SD = 8), admitted to the coronary care unit within 24 hours of the(More)
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