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Attitudes Toward Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Among Patients Referred to a Cardiac Rehabilitation Center: Importance of Psychological Attitudes

Mozhgan Saeidi 1 , Ali Soroush 2 , Saeid Komasi 1 , * , Khodamorad Moemeni 3 and Behzad Heydarpour 1
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1 Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, Imam Ali Hospital, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, IR Iran
2 Department of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, Imam Reza Hospital, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences (KUMS), Kermanshah, IR Iran
3 Department of psychology, Kermanshah Razi University, Kermanshah, IR Iran
Article information
  • Shiraz E-Medical Journal: July 01, 2015, 16 (7); e22281
  • Published Online: July 22, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 25, 2013
  • Revised: March 7, 2014
  • Accepted: April 12, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/semj22281

To Cite: Saeidi M, Soroush A, Komasi S, Moemeni K, Heydarpour B. Attitudes Toward Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Among Patients Referred to a Cardiac Rehabilitation Center: Importance of Psychological Attitudes, Shiraz E-Med J. 2015 ; 16(7):e22281. doi: 10.17795/semj22281.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Footnote
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