n Journal of Depression and Anxiety - Depression and coronary artery disease Part 2 : Biopsychosocial approach to management of Myocardial Infarction : review article
|Article Title||Depression and coronary artery disease Part 2 : Biopsychosocial approach to management of Myocardial Infarction : review article|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||Journal of Depression and Anxiety|
|Publication Date||Nov 2001|
|Pages||12 - 21|
The association between depression and coronary artery disease has implications for the management of myocardial infarction. There is an important role for antidepressant medication and newer antidepressants have made this a much safer option. In the wider biopsychosocial approach, however, successful rehabilitation is more likely to be achieved if patients with relevant psychological and social problems are identified and offered additional support and treatment.
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