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Coronary Heart Disease

Moods & emotions

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In this 'Speaking From Experience' video clip, participants explore the range of emotions they experienced following heart surgery. Many people experience a change in mood and/or personality after heart surgery. Patients may seem bad tempered or angry, or experience mood swings. These symptoms pass with time, but can be unsettling for the patient and their carers.

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