Psychological factors and return to work.

@article{Cay1988PsychologicalFA,
  title={Psychological factors and return to work.},
  author={Elizabeth Lorna Cay and Denise D. Walker},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={1988},
  volume={9 Suppl L},
  pages={
          74-81
        }
}
Return to work is considered to be a criterion of a good outcome after a myocardial infarction or coronary revascularisation procedure. In general, return to work is not necessarily correlated with cardiac state; a variety of psychological, social and economic factors influence whether or not the individual will return to gainful employment. Psychological variables to be considered include the reactions of patient and family, their understanding of the illness, the personality and behavioural… CONTINUE READING

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