Coping, social support and quality of life over time after myocardial infarction.

@article{Kristofferzon2005CopingSS,
  title={Coping, social support and quality of life over time after myocardial infarction.},
  author={Marja-Leena Kristofferzon and Rurik L{\"o}fmark and Marianne Carlsson},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2005},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={
          113-24
        }
}
AIM This paper describes gender differences in perceived coping, social support and quality of life 1, 4 and 12 months after myocardial infarction. BACKGROUND There is a shortage of studies with a longitudinal research design investigating coping, social support and quality of life in women and men after myocardial infarction. METHODS A longitudinal, descriptive and comparative design was used for the study, which included 74 women and 97 men. At 12 months, 60 women and 88 men remained… CONTINUE READING

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