Triggering of Acute Myocardial Infarction Onset by Episodes of Anger

01 Oct 1995Murray A. Mittleman, Malcolm Maclure, Jane B. Sherwood, Richard P. Mulry, Geoffrey H. Tofler, Sue C. Jacobs, Richard Friedman, Herbert Benson, James E. Muller

Episodes of anger are capable of triggering the onset of acute myocardial infarction, but aspirin may reduce this risk.

Cross-section study
1 effect
1623 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Irritability And Anger Brain outcome

Heart Attack (Myocardial infarction - ACS) Cardiovascular outcome
Increased risk of Heart Attack (Myocard...
Cardiovascular system

Moderate evidence