Effect of intense lifestyle modification and cardiac rehabilitation on psychosocial cardiovascular disease risk factors and quality of life.

@article{Aldana2006EffectOI,
  title={Effect of intense lifestyle modification and cardiac rehabilitation on psychosocial cardiovascular disease risk factors and quality of life.},
  author={Steven G Aldana and William R Whitmer and Roger L. Greenlaw and Andrew L. Avins and Dean P. Thomas and Audrey Salberg and Andrea Greenwell and Lee Lipsenthal and Gill W Fellingham},
  journal={Behavior modification},
  year={2006},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={507-25}
}
This study examined the effect of the Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease and cardiac rehabilitation (CR) on psychosocial risk factors and quality of life in patients with confirmed coronary artery disease. Participants had previously undergone a revascularization procedure. The 84 patients self-selected to participate in the Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease (n = 507 28), CR (n = 28), or a control group (n = 28). Twelve psychosocial risk factors and quality of life variables… CONTINUE READING