Depression in patients with heart failure: prevalence, pathophysiological mechanisms, and treatment.

@article{Thomas2008DepressionIP,
  title={Depression in patients with heart failure: prevalence, pathophysiological mechanisms, and treatment.},
  author={Sue Ann Thomas and Deborah Wince Chapa and Erika Friedmann and Cheryl Durden and Alyson Ross and Mei Ching Y Lee and H Lee},
  journal={Critical care nurse},
  year={2008},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={40-55}
}
http://ccn.aacnjournals.org Failure Trial, depression (P = .02, hazard ratio = 2.2) was an independent predictor of mortality after controls for significant demographic and clinical predictors of mortality, anxiety, social support, and treatment group. On the basis of analysis via the Cox proportional hazards model, patients with mild depression were 2.2 times as likely to die as those who were not depressed. Mortality due to all causes was 12% for patients with depression and 9% for others. In… CONTINUE READING
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