Depresja a choroba wieńcowa – stanowisko naukowe ESC

Viola Vaccarino i wsp. Depression and coronary heart disease: 2018 ESC position paper. Eur Heart J online (dostępny pełen tekst)

The exact mechanisms linking depression to increased CHD risk are complex and multifactorial, and still incompletely understood. Although adverse lifestyle behaviours and traditional CHD risk factors, such as smoking and sedentary lifestyle, largely contribute to the risk, they do not explain it entirely. In CHD patients, depression is also associated with severity of functional impairment, lower adherence to therapy and lower participation in cardiac rehabilitation. Whether and to what extent these factors explain the relationship between depression and CHD deserves future study …

European Heart Journal, 20 stycznia 2019