Longitudinal study of patients after myocardial infarction: sense of coherence, quality of life, and symptoms.

@article{Bergman2009LongitudinalSO,
  title={Longitudinal study of patients after myocardial infarction: sense of coherence, quality of life, and symptoms.},
  author={Eva Bergman and D. E. G. Malm and J. -E. Karlsson and Carina Berter{\"o}},
  journal={Heart & lung : the journal of critical care},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={129-40}
}
BACKGROUND Myocardial infarction has pronounced effects on an individual that demand changes in lifestyle. Health is influenced by whether the individual experiences the world as comprehensible, meaningful, and manageable, that is, has a sense of coherence (SOC). High SOC scores indicate that the individual probably manages the situation by understanding the context and connections: action and effect. OBJECTIVE The study objective was to identify the SOC, assess the quality of life (Short… CONTINUE READING

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