The relationship between the Illness Perception of patients after acute myocardial infarction and their Quality of Life

  • Grinberg, K
  • Gonen, A
Keywords: : Illness Perception, M.I, Quality of Life, Heart disease


Myocardial Infarction (M.I) is a Heart disease that considered as one of the most serious problems of the modern world and is one of Israel's leading causes of death. Patients who survived the heart attack are likely to face a new challenge of recovery and to adapt to chronic illness. The perception of the disease may affect the way of the patients' way of coping with chronic illness and their quality of life