Depresja została uznana czynnikiem ryzyka sercowo-naczyniowego: stanowisko American Heart Assocciation

A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Depression as a Risk Factor for Poor Prognosis Among Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome: Systematic Review and Recommendations , LINK: Circulation online (dostępny pełen tekst)

… evidence supports the conclusion that depression after ACS is a risk factor for all-cause and cardiac mortality, as well as for composite outcomes including mortality or nonfatal cardiac events. As such, depression should be elevated to the level of a risk factor for poor prognosis after ACS by the AHA and other health organizations.

Opracowane na podstawie: Circulation / 24 lutego 2014