James E. Haworth

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OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and predictors of anxiety and depression in patients with heart failure due to Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD). BACKGROUND Psychological adjustment to Chronic Heart Failure (CHF) can be poor, with the prevalence of depression in out-patients ranging from 13% to 48%. The prevalence of anxiety disorders in(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the criterion validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and the Geriatric Depression Scale 15-item (GDS-15) in a community sample of Chronic Heart Failure (CHF) out-patients. METHODS Eighty-eight of 203 older adults with confirmed CHF responded to a postal survey and participated in a face-to-face interview. The(More)
Antioxidants are substances that delay or inhibit the oxidation of foods, and are therefore of great interest to food scientists. Antioxidants are naturally present in foods, but at very low levels. Therefore, additional quantities are added to control oxidation, increase shelf life, and improve overall quality. The mechanism by which this occurs is termed(More)
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