Association between illness perception and health-related quality of life in patients with preexisting premature coronary artery disease.

Affiliation

Cardiac Surgery Department, Tehran Heart Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Illness perception in younger age differs from that in older age. We aimed to examine the association between illness perception and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with premature coronary artery disease (CAD).

Keywords

Atherosclerosis,Coronary artery disease,Health-related quality of life,Illness perception,Premature,