ERIC Number: EJ377294
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Rehabilitation of Patients Following Myocardial Infarction.
Blumenthal, James A.; Emery, Charles F.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v56 n3 p374-81 Jun 1988
Examines three behavioral strategies in cardiac rehabilitation (CR) for formal treatment for physical and psychosocial sequelae of myocardial infarction (MI): exercise therapy, Type A modification, and nonspecific psychological therapies. Concludes CR improves the quality of life among post-MI patients, but does not prolong life or significantly reduce morbidity rates in post-MI patients compared with routine medical care. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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