Type A behavior, social support, and coronary risk: interaction and significance for mortality in cardiac patients.

@article{OrthGomr1990TypeAB,
  title={Type A behavior, social support, and coronary risk: interaction and significance for mortality in cardiac patients.},
  author={Kristina Orth-Gom{\'e}r and A L Und{\'e}n},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={59-72}
}
The 10-year prognostic significance of psychosocial as well as medical risk factors was examined in 150 middle-aged Swedish men. Type A behavior was assessed by means of the Structured Interview; work demand, social support, and other psychosocial factors were registered through standardized questionnaires. The clinical investigation included a standard physical examination, a frontal and sagittal chest x-ray, fasting serum lipids, glucose, and urate, and a 24-hour ambulatory ECG monitoring… CONTINUE READING

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