Psychological factors and recovery from cardiac surgery.

  title={Psychological factors and recovery from cardiac surgery.},
  author={S M Misra and W H Bain and Zafar Mahmood},
  journal={The International journal of social psychiatry},
  volume={28 4},
21 Subjects awaiting open-heart surgery were given personality and attitude questionnaires. They were re-tested six months after the operation, when they were divided into "completely recovered" (I) and "not completely recovered" (II) groups, according to the New York Heart Association classification. Results showed that Group I was significantly less… CONTINUE READING