Predicting quality of life and self-management from dyadic support and overprotection after myocardial infarction.

@article{Joekes2007PredictingQO,
  title={Predicting quality of life and self-management from dyadic support and overprotection after myocardial infarction.},
  author={Katherine Joekes and Stan Maes and Matthijs J. Warrens},
  journal={British journal of health psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 Pt 4},
  pages={473-89}
}
OBJECTIVES Using a self-regulatory framework, this study aims to identify how couples perceive a partner's support style after myocardial infarction (MI), and whether this predicts the patient's health-related quality of life (HR-QoL) and self-management (S-M) 9 months later. METHOD This longitudinal dyadic study includes 73 couples (86% of patients were men), recruited from two cardiac rehabilitation programmes in the Netherlands. Mean age of patients was 54.8 (SD=9.6) and of partners 52.5… CONTINUE READING

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