Patients with noncardiac chest pain and benign palpitations referred for cardiac outpatient investigation: a 6-month follow-up.

@article{Jonsbu2010PatientsWN,
  title={Patients with noncardiac chest pain and benign palpitations referred for cardiac outpatient investigation: a 6-month follow-up.},
  author={Egil Jonsbu and Toril Dammen and Gunnar Morken and Egil Wilhelm Martinsen},
  journal={General hospital psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={406-12}
}
OBJECTIVES The aims were to (a) study the characteristics and outcome in patients with noncardiac chest pain or benign palpitations referred for cardiac evaluation, (b) compare psychological characteristics in the two groups, (c) identify predictors of outcome (d) and explore characteristics of patients who wanted psychological treatment. METHODS The patients (N=154) were first evaluated by a psychiatrist and than by a cardiologist at the initial attendance and by self report after 6 months… CONTINUE READING

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