Depression and Quality of Life in Chronic Heart Failure Patients and the Caregivers
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Anxiety and depression are often present in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). This study aimed to evaluate the influence of anxiety and depression on the physical function, disability, and quality of life (QOL) in CHF. This study examined the effects of 8-week home-based exercise on these parameters, and investigated the correlations between these outcome changes.
Condition or disease
Chronic Heart Failure (CHF)Anxiety and DepressionQuality of Life (QOL)Exercise
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Ages Eligible for Study:
20 Years to 80 Years (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Clinical diagnosis of CHF for more than 6 months (NYHA Classes I-III)
Medically stable for at least 3 months
Psychiatric disease, primary neuromusculoskeletal or respiratory diseases that affected the assessment of functional or exercise capacity
Changes in medication occurred during the study period