Impact of anxiety and perceived control on in-hospital complications after acute myocardial infarction.

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Psychosomatic medicine, ISSN: 1534-7796, Vol: 69, Issue: 1, Page: 10-6

Publication Year:
2007
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Repository URL:
https://repository.upenn.edu/nrs/143
PMID:
17244843
DOI:
10.1097/01.psy.0000245868.43447.d8
Author(s):
Moser, Debra K; Riegel, Barbara; McKinley, Sharon; Doering, Lynn V; An, Kyungeh; Sheahan, Sharon L
Publisher(s):
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health)
Tags:
Psychology; Medicine; anxiety; psychological factors; acute myocardial infarction; Cardiology; Cardiovascular Diseases; Circulatory and Respiratory Physiology; Health and Medical Administration; Medical Humanities; Medicine and Health Sciences; Mental and Social Health; Neurosciences; Nursing; Psychiatry; Psychiatry and Psychology
article description
We tested the hypothesis that perception of control moderates any relationship between anxiety and in-hospital complications (i.e., recurrent ischemia, reinfarction, sustained ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation, and cardiac death) in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI).