Goal disturbance predicts health-related quality of life and depression 4 months after myocardial infarction.

@article{Boersma2005GoalDP,
  title={Goal disturbance predicts health-related quality of life and depression 4 months after myocardial infarction.},
  author={Sandra N. Boersma and Stan Maes and Th{\'e}r{\`e}se van Elderen},
  journal={British journal of health psychology},
  year={2005},
  volume={10 Pt 4},
  pages={615-30}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this longitudinal study was to determine whether the event of a myocardial infarction (MI) would lead to a disturbance in important higher-order goals, and whether goal disturbance could predict health-related quality of life (HRQL) and depression 4 months later, in addition to baseline scores, demographic characteristics, presence of anginal complaints (AP) or chest pain, coping strategies and social support. METHOD A total of 113 MI patients completed questionnaires… CONTINUE READING

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