Re predictors of quality of life in hospitalized cardiac patients

Elisabeth M J Huis in 't Veld, Naomi Heijmans, Evi S A de Cock

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorScientificpeer-review


    A recent and interesting publication by Bruscia, Shultis, Dennery and Dileo (2008a) indicated that Sense of Coherence might be a significant predictor of Quality of Life in cardiac patients. In this short critique paper, some possible shortcomings of this study will be discussed.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)682-683
    JournalJournal of Health Psychology
    Issue number5
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2009


    • Heart Diseases/psychology
    • Hospitalization
    • Humans
    • Internal-External Control
    • Predictive Value of Tests
    • Quality of Life/psychology


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