Withholding Emotional Expression can Hurt Heart: A Cross-Sectional Study of Attention and Emotion Regulation after Coronary Angioplasty

Anchal Agarwal, Kamayani Mathur


Emotions and physical health are entwined with each other. Much importance is being given lately in understanding the role of emotions and its management in chronic illnesses, especially cardiovascular disease (CVD), which is one of the leading causes of fatality in the present times. There is already burgeoning literature available with regards to coronary artery bypass grafting(CABG), but scarcely on percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) patients.


attention, concentration, coronary angioplasty, emotion regulation, reappraisal, suppression

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