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Molloy GJ, Perkins-Porras L, Bhattacharyya MR, Strike PC, Steptoe A
2008
December
Journal Of Psychosomatic Research
Practical support predicts medication adherence and attendance at cardiac rehabilitation following acute coronary syndrome.
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Poor social support is associated with recurrent cardiac events following acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Interventions have largely targeted emotional support, but practical support may be particularly important in encouraging recovery behaviors. We assessed whether practical and emotional support differentially predicted medication adherence and rehabilitation attendance following ACS.
10.1016/j.jpsychores.2008.07.002
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