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A multidisciplinary intervention to prevent the readmission of elderly patients with congestive heart failure.
BACKGROUND Congestive heart failure is the most common indication for admission to the hospital among older adults. Behavioral factors, such as poor compliance with treatment, frequently contributeExpand
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Effects of treating depression and low perceived social support on clinical events after myocardial infarction: the Enhancing Recovery in Coronary Heart Disease Patients (ENRICHD) Randomized Trial.
CONTEXT Depression and low perceived social support (LPSS) after myocardial infarction (MI) are associated with higher morbidity and mortality, but little is known about whether this excess risk canExpand
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Depressive symptoms, health behaviors, and risk of cardiovascular events in patients with coronary heart disease.
CONTEXT Depressive symptoms predict adverse cardiovascular outcomes in patients with coronary heart disease, but the mechanisms responsible for this association are unknown. OBJECTIVE To determineExpand
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Depression and poor glycemic control: a meta-analytic review of the literature.
OBJECTIVE Depression is common among patients with diabetes, but its relationship to glycemic control has not been systematically reviewed. Our objective was to determine whether depression isExpand
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Depression as a Risk Factor for Poor Prognosis Among Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome: Systematic Review and Recommendations A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association
Background— Although prospective studies, systematic reviews, and meta-analyses have documented an association between depression and increased morbidity and mortality in a variety of cardiacExpand
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Depression, Heart Rate Variability, and Acute Myocardial Infarction
Background—Clinical depression is associated with an increased risk for mortality in patients with a recent myocardial infarction (MI). Reduced heart rate variability (HRV) has been suggested as aExpand
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Depression as a risk factor for cardiac mortality and morbidity: a review of potential mechanisms.
Depression increases the risk of cardiac mortality and morbidity in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD), but the mechanisms that underlie this association remain unclear. This review considersExpand
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Prevalence of Depression in Hospitalized Patients With Congestive Heart Failure
Objective Prevalence estimates of depression in hospitalized patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) differ considerably across studies. This article reports the prevalence of depression in aExpand
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Major depressive disorder predicts cardiac events in patients with coronary artery disease.
&NA; Fifty‐two patients undergoing cardiac catheterization and subsequently found to have significant coronary artery disease (CAD) were given structured psychiatric interviews beforeExpand
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Change in Heart Rate and Heart Rate Variability During Treatment for Depression in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease
Objective Major depression is a common problem in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) and is associated with an increased risk for cardiac morbidity and mortality. It is not known whetherExpand
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