Science Daily: Depression negatively impacts heart and stroke patients

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

People with cardiovascular disease who haven’t been diagnosed with depression but are at high-risk for it are more likely to report worse healthcare experiences and use emergency room services more often than those diagnosed with depression. Heart attack patients diagnosed with depression are more likely to be hospitalized, use emergency rooms and annually spend more on healthcare than heart attack patients without depression. (April 8, 2018)

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