Elderly patients with hip fracture with positive affect have better functional recovery over 2 years.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES To evaluate whether patients with hip fracture with high positive affect had better functioning than those with low positive affect or depressive symptoms in three performance-based measures over 2 years after the fracture. DESIGN Longitudinal study with assessments at baseline and 2, 6, 12, 18, and 24 months posthospitalization. SETTING… (More)

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