Posted on March 21st, 2013 by Logan Lafferty
Researchers from the Mayo Clinic found that people with heart failure who are moderately to severely depressed have a four-fold higher risk of death, compared with people with heart failure who are not depressed…The study shows just how important it is to pay attention to patients' mental health, as "depression is a key driver of healthcare use in heart failure," study researcher Alanna M. Chamberlain, Ph.D., M.P.H., an assistant professor of epidemiology at the Mayo Clinic, said in a statement. The new study is published in the journal Circulation: Heart Failure.
Huffington Post by Amanda Chan
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