Depression and anxiety status of patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator and precipitating factors


Bilge A. K. , Ozben B., Demircan S., Cinar M., Yilmaz E. , Adalet K.

PACE-PACING AND CLINICAL ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, vol.29, no.6, pp.619-626, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1540-8159.2006.00409.x
  • Title of Journal : PACE-PACING AND CLINICAL ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.619-626

Abstract

Background: Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) are life-saving devices in treatment of life-threatening arrhythmia. We evaluate the emotional status of Turkish patients with ICD and try to explain factors that affect emotional status of the patients.