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BMC Cardiovascular Disorders

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A comparison of the illness beliefs of people with angina and their peers: a questionnaire study

  • Gill Furze1Email author,
  • Alun Roebuck1,
  • Peter Bull2,
  • Robert JP Lewin1 and
  • David R Thompson1
BMC Cardiovascular Disorders20022:4

Received: 30 November 2001

Accepted: 20 February 2002

Published: 20 February 2002

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Original Submission
30 Nov 2001 Submitted Original manuscript
27 Dec 2001 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Keith Petrie
17 Feb 2002 Author responded Author comments - Gill Furze
Resubmission - Version 2
17 Feb 2002 Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Feb 2002 Editorially accepted
20 Feb 2002 Article published 10.1186/1471-2261-2-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

British Heart Foundation Rehabilitation Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York
Department of Psychology, University of York