Depression and Heart Failure, An Issue of Heart Failure Clinics


  • Philip Binkley, MD, MPH, OSU College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio
  • Stephen Gottlieb, MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

The presence of depression in patients with cardiovascular disease has been strongly associated with detrimental effects in terms of morbidity and mortality.  This issue thoroughly examines the link between depression and heart disease, helping cardiologists to recognize depression in their patients so they can try to avert its serious consequences.  The topics reviewed include screening for depression, the impact of depression on heart failure, beta blockers and depression, and ICDs and depression.
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Book information

  • Published: December 2010
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-0457-6