Health related quality of life and psychological wellbeing in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

@article{Cox1997HealthRQ,
  title={Health related quality of life and psychological wellbeing in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.},
  author={Stephen W Cox and AnnMarie C. O'Donoghue and William J. McKenna and Andrew Steptoe},
  journal={Heart},
  year={1997},
  volume={78 2},
  pages={182-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the health related quality of life and psychological wellbeing of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, to correlate these with symptoms, clinical, and psychosocial factors. DESIGN Questionnaire distributed to 171 hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients aged at least 14 years, selected at random from a dataset of 480 patients. Assessments included the Short Form 36 (SF-36) Health Survey, the Hospital Anxiety and Depression questionnaire, and measures of adjustment, worry… CONTINUE READING