Pre implantation psychological functioning preserved in majority of implantable cardioverter defibrillator patients 12 months post implantation

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The impact of ICD therapy on patient well being has typically focused on mean differences between groups, thereby neglecting changes within individuals. Using an intra-individual approach, we examined (i) the prevalence of implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) patients maintaining their pre implantation level of psychological functioning at 12 months, and (ii) factors associated with deterioration in functioning.
Original languageEnglish
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
Volume166
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)215-20
Number of pages6
ISSN0167-5273
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013