Determinants and trajectory of phobic anxiety in patients living with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator

Cho, En-Young Nicole; von Känel, Roland; Marten-Mittag, Birgit; Ronel, Joram; Kolb, Christof; Baumert, Jens; Ladwig, Karl-Heinz (2012). Determinants and trajectory of phobic anxiety in patients living with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator. Heart, 98(10), pp. 806-12. London: BMJ Publishing Group 10.1136/heartjnl-2011-301204

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The implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) is the gold standard therapy to prevent life-threatening arrhythmias. Phobic anxiety predicts ventricular arrhythmia in coronary heart disease patients, but little is known about phobic anxiety in ICD patients. This study aimed to identify determinants and the course of phobic anxiety in ICD patients.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Head Organs and Neurology (DKNS) > Clinic of Neurology > Centre of Competence for Psychosomatic Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Cho, En-Young and von Känel, Roland

ISSN:

1355-6037

Publisher:

BMJ Publishing Group

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:23

Last Modified:

04 May 2014 23:08

Publisher DOI:

10.1136/heartjnl-2011-301204

PubMed ID:

22543838

Web of Science ID:

000303992200010

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/7898 (FactScience: 213275)

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