What predicts depression in cardiac patients: Sociodemographic factors, disease severity or theoretical vulnerabilities?

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Doyle, Frank; McGee, Hannah; Conroy, Ronán; Delaney, Mary;
  • Publisher: e-publications@RCSI
  • Subject: Depression | acute coronary syndrome | psychological theory | life events | personality | just world beliefs | Psychology

Depression is associated with increased cardiovascular risk in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), but some argue that elevated depression is actually a marker of cardiovascular disease severity. Therefore, disease indices should be better predictors of depress... View more
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