Psychological and Vocational Aspects in Postinfarction Patients Below the Age of 40

  • W. Langosch
  • G. Brodner
  • U. Michallik-Herbein
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Postinfarction patients below the age of 40 are especially in need of comprehensive rehabilitation because the infarction endangers their professional career and the social status of the family. Furthermore, it can be expected that living with a chronic disease causes considerable psychological problems. For older postinfarction patients, psychological deterioration some months after hospitalization is well documented [1–5].


Social Withdrawal Life Habit Personality Structure Overtime Work Vital Exhaustion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Langosch
  • G. Brodner
  • U. Michallik-Herbein
    • 1
  1. 1.RehabilitationszentrumBad KrozingenGermany

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