Items Tagged ‘Circulation: Heart Failure’

March 21, 2013

Depression Raises Death Risk Among Heart Failure Patients

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

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 […]

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Tags: Circulation: Heart Failure, depression, Dr. Alanna M. Chamberlain, heart failure patient, Huffington Post, mental health

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