The effects of interpersonal counselling on health-related quality of life after myocardial infarction.

@article{Oranta2011TheEO,
  title={The effects of interpersonal counselling on health-related quality of life after myocardial infarction.},
  author={Olli Oranta and Sinikka H. Luutonen and Raimo K R Salokangas and Tero Vahlberg and Helena Leino-Kilpi},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 23-24},
  pages={3373-82}
}
AIM To evaluate the effects of interpersonal counselling on health-related quality of life after myocardial infarction. BACKGROUND Depression is a risk factor for poor health-related quality of life after myocardial infarction. Interpersonal counselling seems to reduce depressive symptoms and distress after myocardial infarction. METHODS Myocardial infarction patients (n=103) were randomised into an intervention group (n=51) with 1-6 (mean 4·6) interpersonal counselling-sessions focusing on… CONTINUE READING

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