Coping, sense of coherence and the dimensions of affect in patients with chronic heart failure.

@article{Nahln2010CopingSO,
  title={Coping, sense of coherence and the dimensions of affect in patients with chronic heart failure.},
  author={Catarina Nahl{\'e}n and Fredrik Saboonchi},
  journal={European journal of cardiovascular nursing : journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={118-25}
}
BACKGROUND Living with chronic heart failure has an impact on several important dimensions of an individual's life. A patient's use of coping strategies may influence his or her health condition and emotional well-being. AIM To investigate factors that may relate to the coping strategies used by individuals with chronic heart failure and how the coping strategies are associated with positive and negative affect. METHODS A cross-sectional research design was used. The participants provided… CONTINUE READING

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