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Symptom Preoccupation in Atrial Fibrillation (AF) and Its Role in AF-related Disability

2019-10-17 11:03:49 | BioPortfolio

Summary

A cross-sectional study (N=400) will investigate the prevalence of symptom preoccupation and its role in AF-related disability. Subjectively-rated assessments will be gathered from 400 AF patients.

Description

In the present study we aim to investigate symptom preoccupation in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) to further improve the understanding of the role of psychological factors in AF-related disability. A cross-sectional study (N=400) will investigate the prevalence of symptom preoccupation and its role in AF-related disability. Subjectively-rated assessments will be gathered from 400 AF patients.

Study Design

Conditions

Atrial Fibrillation

Location

Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet
Stockholm
Sweden

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Karolinska Institutet

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-17T11:03:49-0400

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