Factors associated with disability expectations in patients undergoing heart surgery.

@article{Laferton2015FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with disability expectations in patients undergoing heart surgery.},
  author={Johannes A C Laferton and Charlotte J. Auer and Meike Shedden-Mora and Rainer Georg Moosdorf and Winfried Rief},
  journal={International journal of behavioral medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={85-91}
}
BACKGROUND Heart surgery patients' expectations have been shown to be related to surgery outcome, independent of medical status. However, it is unclear which factors determine patients' expectations about disability following heart surgery. PURPOSE Investigating the associations of patients' disability expectations with demographic, medical, and psychosocial factors as well as other aspects of patients' expectations might help to tailor psychological interventions more specifically to… CONTINUE READING