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Contribution of depression and anxiety to impaired quality of life in myocardial infarction survivors.
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PMID:  24994474     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract Objective: To quantify the adverse influence of depression and anxiety, assessed at the time of myocardial infarction on the quality of life 5-year after the infarction. Methods: In 196 patients admitted following non-fatal myocardial infarction, Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) were completed in the hospital and SF-12 quality of life questionnaire at 5 years follow-up. Results: Regression analysis showed a strong association between baseline depression and QoL on both physical and mental domains; the higher the depression scores the poorer the QoL. However anxiety present at the time of myocardial infarction did not predict later QoL. Conclusions: Depression but not anxiety following MI predicts longer-term quality of life in myocardial infarction survivors.
Seyed Hamzeh Hosseini; Ali Ghaemian; Elaheh Mehdizadeh; Haleh Ashraf
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-7-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of psychiatry in clinical practice     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1471-1788     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract     Publication Date:  2014 Jul 
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Created Date:  2014-7-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9709509     Medline TA:  Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-22     Citation Subset:  -    
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