Volume : 08, Issue : 04, April – 2021



Authors :

Bushra Parveen, Munawar Sultana, Tahira Shaheen

Abstract :

Introduction: Depression is common in people with coronary heart disease (CHD), affecting approximately a fifth of individuals following an acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Objectives: The main objective of the study is to find the Effectiveness of Pre-Counselling Regarding Cardiac Procedures. Material and methods: This descriptive study was conducted in Jinnah Hospital Lahore during 2019 to 2020. We reviewed the evidence to assess the effects of adding psychological treatments (talking therapies) to usual care for people with coronary heart disease (CHD; narrowing of the arteries supplying the heart) compared with people receiving usual care. Results: There were 200 patients which were selected for this study. From these 200 patients there were 96 female and 104 males. The mean age range was 41.2 ± 12.4years. Table 01 shows the demographic values of all selected patients. Conclusion: It is concluded that psychological interventions did not reduce mortality (any cause), or the risk cardiac surgery or having another heart attack. Psychological interventions reduced the risk of cardiac deaths and reduced participant‐reported symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress.

Cite This Article:

Please cite this article in press Bushra Parveen et al., Effectiveness Of Pre-Counselling Regarding Cardiac Procedures.., Indo Am. J. P. Sci, 2021; 08(04).

Number of Downloads : 10


1. Oldenburg B, Perkins RJ, Andrews G. Controlled trial of psychological intervention in myocardial infarction. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 1985;53(6):852‐9.
2. Oranta O, Luutonen S, Salokangas RK, Vahlberg T, Leino‐Kilpi H. The outcomes of interpersonal counselling on depressive symptoms and distress after myocardial infarction. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry 2010;64:78‐86.
3. Oranta O, Luutonen S, Salokangas RKR, Vahlberg T, Leino‐Kilpi H. Nurse‐led interpersonal counseling for depressive symptoms in patients with myocardial infarction. Cardiology (Switzerland) 2013;126:104.
4. Peng J, Jiang LJ. Psychotherapy on negative emotions for the incidence of ischemia‐related events in patients with coronary heart disease. Chinese Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation 2005;9(4):38‐9.
5. Rahe RH, Ward HW, Hayes V. Brief group therapy in myocardial infarction rehabilitation: three‐ to four‐year follow‐up of a controlled trial. Psychosomatic Medicine 1979;51(3):229‐42.
6. Rakowska JM. Brief strategic therapy in first myocardial infarction patients with increased levels of stress: a randomized clinical trial. Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal 2015;28(6):687‐705.
7. Adriana R, Christian P, Vincenzo P, Silvia S, Cinzia C, Diego I, et al. One‐year follow‐up results from the randomised study STEP IN AMI (Short Term Psychotherapy In Acute Myocardial Infarction). European Journal of Integrative Medicine 2012;4:58‐
8. Pristipino C, Roncella A, Cianfrocca C, Scorza S, Pasceri V, Pelliccia F, et al. One‐year results of the randomized, controlled short‐term psychotherapy in acute myocardial infarction (STEP‐IN‐AMI) trial. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology 2013;1:S93.
9. Roncella A, Giornetti A, Cianfrocca C, Pasceri V, Pelliccia F, Denollet J, et al. Rationale and trial design of a randomized, controlled study on short‐term psychotherapy after acute myocardial infarction: the STEP‐IN‐AMI trial (Short Term Psychotherapy in Acute Myocardial Infarction). Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine 2009;10:947‐52.
10. Roncella A, Pristipino C, Cianfrocca C, Pasceri V, Irini D, Scorza S, et al. Short TErm Psychotherapy IN Acute Myocardial Infarction (STEP IN AMI) Trial. Final results from a randomized trial. European Heart Journal 2012;33:954.
11. Roncella A, Pristipino C, Cianfrocca C, Scorza S, Pasceri V, Pelliccia F, et al. One‐year results of the randomized, controlled, short‐term psychotherapy in acute myocardial infarction (STEP‐IN‐AMI) trial. International Journal of Cardiology 2013;170:132‐9.