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Published by American Psychosomatic Society in McLean, Va .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Depression, Mental -- Pathophysiology,
  • Depression, Mental -- Physiological aspects,
  • Depression, Mental -- Treatment,
  • Coronary heart disease -- Psychological aspects

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesPsychosomatic medicine -- v.67, Suppl. 1
The Physical Object
Pagination73 p. :
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19874860M

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Stress, anxiety and depression and its impact on Heart Disease. Written with: Leo Pozuelo, MD Department of Psychiatry and Psychology. It is common for you to feel sad or depressed after a heart attack, cardiac surgery or procedure, recent hospitalization, or new diagnosis of heart disease. "Depression, the Mood Disease is a recommended pick for both public and college-level libraries." (Midwest Book Review) About the Author. Francis Mark Mondimore, M.D., is a psychiatrist and member of the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His books Cited by: 8.   5. Heart failure and depression. Depression has been shown to be a risk factor for poor outcomes among CAD patients. However, little is known about the influence of depression on development of Heart Failure in CAD patients. In a study of patients, % had a post-CAD clinical depression by: 7. He closes the book with a challenge to integrate the care of depression and heart disease in our fragmented health care system and so begin to ease the suffering of our patients. This book has multiple features that will be helpful to both patients and the physicians who care for : Jonathan D. McKrell.

Depression is generally more common in women than in men, so women with heart disease are more likely to develop depression. Heart disease tends to affect older individuals, and approximately one third of women recovering from a heart attack live alone, with no immediate family member or spouse to turn to for physical and emotional support. Like heart disease, depression is common, so it's not unusual to have both conditions together. In fact, depression is about twice as likely to occur in people with heart disease compared with the general population. And people with depression face a heightened risk of heart disease. --Book Jacket.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema:description\/a> \" Depression and Heart Disease is the first book devoted to the interaction between these common disorders. World leaders in cardiology and psychiatry synthesize current evidence, including some previously unpublished data, in a concise, easy-to-read format.   A heart attack, like any other brush with death, can unleash intense waves of emotion. Many survivors feel scared and nervous, even though they're grateful to be alive. And unfortunately, many also slip into depression. Though feeling bleak may seem like a perfectly natural reaction to heart trouble, depression shouldn't be taken lightly. Left untreated, the condition can sap a heart patient's.

Depression Drawbacks From chronic illnesses such as heart disease to pain perception, sex, and sleep -- discover how untreated depression can complicate your life. Untreated Depression Learn the. Depression can strike anyone. However, research over the past two decades has shown that people with heart disease are more likely to suffer from depression than otherwise healthy people, and conversely, that people with depression are at greater risk for developing heart disease. 1 Furthermore, people with heart disease who are depressed have an increased risk of death after a heart attack.   Depression and Heart Disease is the first book devoted to the interaction between these common disorders. World leaders in cardiology and psychiatry synthesize current evidence, including some previously unpublished data, in a concise, easy-to-read format/5(2). Heart disease affects an estimated million American women and men and is the leading cause of death in the U.S. 3 While about 1 in 20 American adults experiences major depression in a given year, the number goes to about 1 in 3 for people who have survived a heart attack. 4, 5.