Habibović, Mirela3; Burg, Matthew M4; Pedersen, Susanne S.5
1 Department of Psychology, Det Sundhedsvidenskabelige Fakultet, SDU2 PSYDOC, Department of Psychology, Det Sundhedsvidenskabelige Fakultet, SDU3 Tilburg University4 unknown5 Department of Psychology, Det Sundhedsvidenskabelige Fakultet, SDU
lessons learned and where to go from here?
The implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) is the first-line treatment for primary and secondary prevention of sudden cardiac death. A subgroup of patients experience psychological distress postimplant, and no clear evidence base exists regarding how best to address patients' needs. The aim of this critical review is to provide an overview of behavioral interventions in ICD patients to date, and to delineate directions for future research using lessons learned from the ongoing RISTA and WEBCARE trials.
Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, 2013, Vol 36, Issue 5, p. 578-90