Neurol Disord Stroke Int | Volume 2, Issue 1 | Research Article | Open Access

Fusion of Vital and Social Fears as a Response to Disease

Sukhova EV

Department of Clinical Medicine, State Economic University, Russia

*Correspondance to: Sukhova EV 

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Pulmonary tuberculosis is both a biological and a social threat to humans. In response, vital and social fears develop A person with tuberculosis develops a whole range of complex emotions. Vital and social fears are closely interrelated and form a fusion of negative emotions. The fear of infecting other people, dying from illness, long-term treatment, problems with subsequent employment correlate with the feeling of shame for the disease and the oppressed state due to the long stay in the hospital.


Pulmonary tuberculosis; Clinical characteristics of patients; Biological threat; Social threat; Author&39;s questionnaire; Fear; Multivariate analysis; Interrelation of emotions


Sukhova EV. Fusion of Vital and Social Fears as a Response to Disease. Neurol Disord Stroke Int. 2019; 2(1): 1017 .

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