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Depression doubles the risk of death from coronary artery disease

Depression appears to double the chance of dying in any given year for patients with coronary artery disease, according to a new study.The researchers said such mental distress was a “stronger risk factor” than age, having had a heart attack, or diabetes.The effect was seen if the person was depressed before or after diagnosis of the disease.

Source: Depression doubles the risk of death from coronary artery disease, finds research | The Independent

About Dr Ramesh Manocha

Dr Ramesh Manocha MBBS BSc (med) PhD is a GP, educator and researcher. His PhD was completed at the Royal Hospital for Women and focused on the scientific evaluation of meditation and the mental silence experience. Ramesh is currently a senior lecturer at the Department of Psychiatry at Sydney University and is also the founder and convenor of Generation Next, a national circuit of professional development seminars for education, health and welfare professionals. View all posts by Dr Ramesh Manocha →
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