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Psychosocial job demands of cardiac patients in Hungary.
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PMID:  3243297     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
By means of a psychosocial questionnaire we analysed 483 patients in an ischaemic heart disease group and 101 patients in a prosthetic heart-valve group. The aim of the study was to compare the social characteristics and job demands of the two groups participating in a rehabilitation program. On the basis of our investigation, a special picture could be drawn about the coronary group. In a great number of our coronary patients significant migrational and social mobility are combined. The frequency of high-school education partly completed at evening schools was higher in this group. The number of managerial white-collar workers was five times as high as in the prosthetic-valve group. Variables reflecting job demands showed significant differences between the two groups.
A Hoffmann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European heart journal     Volume:  9 Suppl L     ISSN:  0195-668X     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. Heart J.     Publication Date:  1988 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-05-26     Completed Date:  1989-05-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8006263     Medline TA:  Eur Heart J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  20-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Hungarian Institute of Cardiology, Budapest.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Disease / psychology*,  rehabilitation
Heart Valve Prosthesis / psychology*
Job Satisfaction*
Socioeconomic Factors
Stress, Psychological / psychology*
Work Schedule Tolerance*

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