General anxiety, depression, and physical health in relation to symptoms of heart-focused anxiety-a cross sectional study among patients living with the risk of serious arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death

Published on Nov 14, 2011in Health and Quality of Life Outcomes2.344
· DOI :10.1186/1477-7525-9-100
Anniken Hamang5
Estimated H-index: 5
(University of Bergen),
Geir Egil Eide69
Estimated H-index: 69
(University of Bergen)
+ 2 AuthorsNina Øyen36
Estimated H-index: 36
(University of Bergen)
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Abstract
Objective To investigate the role of three distinct symptoms of heart-focused anxiety (cardio-protective avoidance, heart-focused attention, and fear about heart sensations) in relation to general anxiety, depression and physical health in patients referred to specialized cardio-genetics outpatient clinics in Norway for genetic investigation and counseling.
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