Patients With Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators on Social Media Report More Shock Anxiety Than Clinic Patients: Results From an Online Survey

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Background: Coping with heart disease and the potential for implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) shocks challenges the psychological adjustment of patients with ICDs. Social media use may be used to seek education and support from others. Objective: The aim of this study was to examine the content of information sought online and whether a social… (More)

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@inproceedings{Freeman2017PatientsWI, title={Patients With Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators on Social Media Report More Shock Anxiety Than Clinic Patients: Results From an Online Survey}, author={Linda Kramer Freeman and Keith Richards and Jamie Beth Conti and Samuel F Sears and JMIR CARDIO}, year={2017} }