PSYCHOGENIC CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDER

A disorder mimicking heart disease, but without underlying cardio-pulmonary disease. Symptoms of chest pain, rapid heart beat or chest tightness are therefore thought to be of psychological origin.

PSYCHOGENIC CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDER: "His EKG and other tests were excellent, so it was believed Pablo was suffering from Psychogenic Cardiovascular Disorder."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHOGENIC CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychogenic-cardiovascular-disorder/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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