Depression and the ischemic heart disease

Reviewl Article, Zdr Publ 2013;123(2):182-184

GRZEGORZ OPIELAK1, MYKOLA TSYGANOK2, JAKUB PIOTRKOWICZ2, ŁUKASZ SZESZKO2, RYSZARD MACIEJEWSKI1,3, WOJCIECH DWORZAŃSKI1

1 Chair and Department of Human Anatomy. Medical University of Lublin, Poland
2 Student Scientific Anatomical Circle at Chair and Department of Human Anatomy. Medical University of Lublin, Poland
3 Chair of Emergency Medicine, WSIZ, Rzeszów, Poland

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Abstract

Depression and coronary heart disease are more and more frequently co-occurring illnesses. It is noticed that individuals falling to the severe episode of the ischemic heart disease are more often struck by depression. Individuals, at whom disorders appeared with the depressive background, present an increased risk of the ischemic heart disease development. An inherent prognostic element in the course of cardio-vascular illnesses is a mental state of the sick person. The key element of prevention and curing in cardio-vascular illnesses is an appropriate contact, full understanding of the problem of the ischemic heart disease, which in the course of depression are made difficult.

Keywords

depression, co-occurrence, cardio-vascular disease.

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