The Siberian Scientific Medical Journal
№ 2 / 2017 / 95-101

Type D personality in patients with isсhemic heart disease: mechanisms of negative influence and interventional programmes

Author Affiliations


The modern data on type D personality when persons feel negative emotions but inhibit them in social interaction are presented in the article. The plausible biological and behavioral pathways of type D negative influence are summarized as well the review of current interventional programme in persons with ischemic heart disease is reported. There is necessity in further investigations on elaboration of the integrated format of intervention along with the evaluation of its efficiency and influence on prognosis in patients with ischemic heart disease and type D personality.

Key words

coronary heart disease, type D personality, biological mechanisms, behavioral mechanisms, interventional program
About Authors (Correspondence):

Zalesskaya Yu.V. – candidate of medical sciences, head of the coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis department, senior researcher of the general medicine department, e-mail:

Dzhumagulova A.S. – doctor of medical sciences, director of the national centre of cardiology and internal medicine, e-mail:

Received: 25/04/2017