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CBR Fact Sheet
What does CBR-CARDIO mean?
CBR-CARDIO stands for cognitive-behavioral rehabilitation for patients with cardiovascular diseases.
What is being investigated in the study?
In the study, we are comparing a cognitive-behavioral rehabilitation with a conventional cardiac rehabilitation.
What is the difference?
Cognitive-behavioral rehabilitation is characterized by closed groups and includes additional psychological interventions and exercise therapy.
Who is funding the study?
The study is financed by the Federal German Pension Insurance.
Where does the rehabilitation take place?
At the Mühlenbergklinik – Holsteinische Schweiz in Bad Malente.
Who is responsible for the study?
Prof. Dr. Matthias Bethge (University of Lübeck, Institute for Social Medicine and Epidemiology, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23562 Lübeck) and PD Dr. Dieter Benninghoven (Mühlenbergklinik – Holsteinische Schweiz, Frahmsallee 1-7, 23714 Bad Malente) are responsible for conducting the study.