The Impact of Body Mass Index on the Link Between Depressive Symptoms and Health Outcome in Patients With Heart Failure.

@article{Song2015TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Body Mass Index on the Link Between Depressive Symptoms and Health Outcome in Patients With Heart Failure.},
  author={Eun Kyeung Song and Debra Kay Moser and Rebecca L Dekker and Terry A. Lennie},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular nursing},
  year={2015},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={529-36}
}
BACKGROUND Depressive symptoms are predictors of shorter cardiac event-free survival, whereas increased body mass index (BMI) is associated with longer cardiac event-free survival in patients with heart failure (HF). However, the impact of BMI on the link between depressive symptoms and cardiac event-free survival is unexplored. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the relationship between depressive symptoms and cardiac event-free survival differs among HF patients stratified by… CONTINUE READING

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