Effects of progressive muscular relaxation training on quality of life in anxious patients after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.

@article{Dehdari2009EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of progressive muscular relaxation training on quality of life in anxious patients after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.},
  author={Tahereh Dehdari and Alireza Heidarnia and Ali Ramezankhani and Saeed Sadeghian and Fazlollah Ghofranipour},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
  year={2009},
  volume={129 5},
  pages={603-8}
}
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVE Evidences suggest that relaxation therapy may improve psychological outcomes in heart patients. We evaluated the effect of progressive muscular relaxation (PMR) training in decreasing anxiety and improving quality of life among anxious patients after coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). METHODS This study was an open uncontrolled trial. The sample included 110 anxious patients referred to the cardiac rehabilitation clinic of Tehran Heart Center, Tehran, Iran… CONTINUE READING

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