Dr Adrienne O’Neil

Institute: University of Melbourne
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Current Project

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…

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