AHA recommends screening heart patients for depression

09/30/2008 | Yahoo!

The American Heart Association recommends medical providers regularly screen their heart patients for depression, saying heart attack survivors are about three times more likely to become depressed. The panel said depressed patients face a lower quality of life and poorer outcomes, and may skip medications or fail to make needed lifestyle changes.

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