What Should Psychiatrists and Cardiologists Know About Depression and Cardiovascular Disease?

Posted on November 13, 2016

The ‘Broken Heart Syndrome’ was first reported in 1963 when widowers became depressed after spousal bereavement and subsequently had a high risk of mortality from heart disease a year after bereavement. The syndrome highlighted a possible link between Depression and Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) for the first time.

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