Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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Quality of Life in Coronary Heart Disease Patients: The Role of Defense Mechanisms and Alexithymia with Mediation of Psychological Distress

Isaac Rahimian Boogar 1 , * , Alimohammad Rezaei 2 and Samaneh Mohamadpoor 3
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1 Department of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Semnan University, Semnan, IR Iran
2 Department of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, Semnan University, Semnan, IR Iran
3 Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, Semnan University, Semnan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: September 2017, 11 (3); e8567
  • Published Online: May 21, 2017
  • Article Type: Original Article
  • Received: August 29, 2016
  • Revised: January 1, 2017
  • Accepted: March 29, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijpbs.8567

To Cite: Rahimian Boogar I, Rezaei A, Mohamadpoor S. Quality of Life in Coronary Heart Disease Patients: The Role of Defense Mechanisms and Alexithymia with Mediation of Psychological Distress, Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci. 2017 ; 11(3):e8567. doi: 10.5812/ijpbs.8567.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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