Dr Adrienne O’Neil
|Institute:||University of Melbourne|
Improving the health outcomes of patients experiencing negative emotions after a heart attack
Depression and anxiety commonly co-occur with coronary heart disease (CHD) - both before and after a cardiac event. This relationship is particularly complicated.
There is evidence that poor mental health following a cardiac event can contribute to another event, rehospitalisation and even death. Yet, we still have a lot to learn…