Beyond rose colored glasses: the adaptive role of depressive and anxious symptoms among individuals with heart failure who were evaluated for transplantation.

@article{Madan2012BeyondRC,
  title={Beyond rose colored glasses: the adaptive role of depressive and anxious symptoms among individuals with heart failure who were evaluated for transplantation.},
  author={A. G. Madan and Connie L White-Williams and Jeffrey Borckardt and Eileen J. Burker and Vanessa A. Milsom and Christine M Pelic and Adrian H. Thurstin},
  journal={Clinical transplantation},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={
          E223-31
        }
}
The prospect of and the evaluative period for transplantation can be stressful for individuals with heart failure (HF). Little is known about the impact of psychosocial factors on service utilization and health outcomes. The current study examined the impact of depression, dysthymia, and anxiety on two-yr hospitalization and mortality among 96 individuals with HF who were evaluated for transplantation. Results revealed that only a small percentage of individuals endorsed sufficient… CONTINUE READING
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