[Differential diagnosis between a cardiophobic syndrome of schizophrenic genesis and chronic coronary disease with neurotic reactions].

  • D I Ragul'skiĭ
  • Published 1977 in
    Zhurnal nevropatologii i psikhiatrii imeni S.S…

Abstract

The author studied 15 patients with cardiophobia in a mental and somatic hospital. It was established that schizophrenic patients with a cardiophobic syndrome quite frequently are admitted to somatic hospitals where they are first regarded as patients with stenocardia and neurotic symptoms. An erroneous diagnosis led to respective and incorrect treatment… (More)

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