Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Prevalence and Risk of Recurrence in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients: A Meta-analytic Review

@inproceedings{Edmondson2012PosttraumaticSD,
  title={Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Prevalence and Risk of Recurrence in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients: A Meta-analytic Review},
  author={Donald Edmondson and Safiya Richardson and Louise Falzon and Karina W. Davidson and Mary Alice Mills and Yuval Neria},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Acute coronary syndromes (ACS; myocardial infarction or unstable angina) can induce posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and ACS-induced PTSD may increase patients' risk for subsequent cardiac events and mortality. OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of PTSD induced by ACS and to quantify the association between ACS-induced PTSD and adverse clinical outcomes using systematic review and meta-analysis. DATA SOURCES Articles were identified by searching Ovid MEDLINE, PsycINFO… CONTINUE READING
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