Healthcare utilization and emotional distress in coronary artery disease patients.

  title={Healthcare utilization and emotional distress in coronary artery disease patients.},
  author={Mark W. Ketterer and Walter Knysz and Akshay Khandelwal and Steven J. Keteyian and Amjad Farha and Sangita Deveshwar},
  volume={51 4},
BACKGROUND No studies to-date have examined the various types of emotional distress (ED) for their relative power at predicting costs in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). OBJECTIVE The authors investigated the association between expenditure for CAD patients and various measures of emotional/psychological functioning. METHOD The authors assessed dollars spent in relation to dimensions of the Symptom Checklist 90-Revised and traditional risk factors in the year preceding referral… CONTINUE READING


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