Response shift in the assessment of quality of life among people attending cardiac rehabilitation.

@article{Dempster2010ResponseSI,
  title={Response shift in the assessment of quality of life among people attending cardiac rehabilitation.},
  author={Martin Dempster and Rosa Carney and Roger McClements},
  journal={British journal of health psychology},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 Pt 2},
  pages={307-19}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine whether any response shift in quality of life (QoL) assessment over the course of a cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programme could be explained by changes in individuals' internal standards (recalibration), values (reprioritization), and/or conceptualization of QoL and the extent to which any response shift could be explained by health locus of control, optimism, and coping strategy. DESIGN Longitudinal survey design. METHODS The schedule for evaluation of individual QoL… CONTINUE READING