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Fig. 2 | BMC Medicine

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From: Preoperative optimization of patient expectations improves long-term outcome in heart surgery patients: results of the randomized controlled PSY-HEART trial

Fig. 2

Manipulation check (expectations pre- versus post-psychological intervention). Patients’ expected personal control (a), patients’ disability (b) and cardiac anxiety (c) improvements from baseline to 6 months follow-up. SMC Standard Medical Care, SUPPORT Supportive Therapy, EXPECT Expectation Manipulation Intervention. Data from estimated marginal means analyses

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