Albinas Stankus

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OBJECTIVE Self-rating instruments for depression include questions targeting fatigue, which is a common symptom of coronary artery disease (CAD) patients. We evaluated if specific fatigue-related questions in self-reported instruments of depression bias an association between fatigue and depression in CAD patients. METHODS A total of 1470 CAD patients(More)
BACKGROUND Although there is evidence supporting the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) in decreasing psychologic symptoms and improving health-related quality of life in patients who have undergone coronary artery bypass graft surgery, the effectiveness of these interventions in usual health care practice, and their effect on general heart rate(More)
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