Social relationships and mortality in patients with congestive heart failure.

@article{Murberg2001SocialRA,
  title={Social relationships and mortality in patients with congestive heart failure.},
  author={Terje Arnfinn Murberg and Edvin Bru},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={2001},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={521-7}
}
The present study was undertaken to evaluate the possible effects of social relationships (perceived social support, and perceived social isolation) upon mortality risk among patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). Proportional hazard models were used to evaluate the effects of different social factors on mortality among 119 clinically stable patients… CONTINUE READING