Psychosocial outcome one year after a first myocardial infarction.

  title={Psychosocial outcome one year after a first myocardial infarction.},
  author={Ingela K Wiklund and H M Sanne and A. Vedin and Christer Wilhelmsson},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  volume={28 4},
Psychosocial outcome in terms of mental state, health preoccupation, leisure activity, avoidance behaviour, sexual activity and attitude towards life and the future one year after a myocardial infarction (MI) was studied in 177 consecutive male, able-bodied patients below 61 yr of age with a first MI. Questionnaires and a brief interview covered the psychological and social data while the somatic variables were recorded in a standardized medical examination. Emotional distress, self-reported… CONTINUE READING


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