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Does improvement in self-management skills predict improvement in quality of life and depressive symptoms? A prospective study in patients with heart failure up to one year after self-management education

  • Gunda Musekamp1Email author,
  • Michael Schuler1,
  • Bettina Seekatz1,
  • Jürgen Bengel2,
  • Hermann Faller1 and
  • Karin Meng1
BMC Cardiovascular DisordersBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:51

DOI: 10.1186/s12872-017-0486-5

Received: 27 July 2016

Accepted: 27 January 2017

Published: 15 February 2017

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Original Submission
27 Jul 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
19 Aug 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Carmelina Ariano
11 Oct 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Irena I. Jekova
31 Oct 2016 Author responded Author comments - Gunda Musekamp
Resubmission - Version 2
31 Oct 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
10 Nov 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Irena I. Jekova
13 Nov 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Carmelina Ariano
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
Publishing
27 Jan 2017 Editorially accepted
15 Feb 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12872-017-0486-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Medical Sociology and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Würzburg
(2)
Institute of Psychology, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg

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