Psychology in coronary care

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Psychology in coronary care. / Lane, D; Carroll, D; Lip, G Y.

In: QJM: An International Journal of Medicine, Vol. 92, No. 8, 08.1999, p. 425-31.

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title = "Psychology in coronary care",
abstract = "Psychological stress has been implicated in the onset and progression of coronary heart disease (CHD). Recent research has highlighted the importance of depression and anxiety as independent risk factors for mortality in cardiac patients. Accordingly, it is critical that clinically significant levels of distress are identified, both in-hospital and after discharge, to target patients who require specific psychological intervention, in addition to conventional cardiac rehabilitation. Ameliorating distress has been shown to improve adherence to treatment advice, such as modifying cardiac risk factors, compliance with medication regimens, and attendance at exercise programmes, which in turn should reduce cardiac morbidity and mortality. The emphasis within cardiac rehabilitation should be on tailoring provision to meet individual patients' needs.",
keywords = "Coronary Disease, Depression, Humans, Psychotherapy, Risk Factors",
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year = "1999",
month = aug,
language = "English",
volume = "92",
pages = "425--31",
journal = "QJM: An International Journal of Medicine",
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publisher = "Oxford University Press",
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KW - Psychotherapy

KW - Risk Factors

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