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Optimism and recovery after acute coronary syndrome: a clinical cohort study.

Ronaldson, A; Molloy, GJ; Wikman, A; Poole, L; Kaski, JC; Steptoe, A; (2015) Optimism and recovery after acute coronary syndrome: a clinical cohort study. Psychosom Med , 77 (3) 311 - 318. 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000155. Green open access

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Abstract

Optimism is associated with reduced cardiovascular mortality, but its impact on recovery after acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is poorly understood. We hypothesized that greater optimism would lead to more effective physical and emotional adaptation after ACS and would buffer the impact of persistent depressive symptoms on clinical outcomes.

Type: Article
Title: Optimism and recovery after acute coronary syndrome: a clinical cohort study.
Location: United States
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000155
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PSY.0000000000000155
Language: English
Additional information: Copyright © 2015 by the American Psychosomatic Society. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health > Behavioural Science and Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Health Informatics
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1464764
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