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Depression is approximately 3 times more common in patients who have had an acute myocardial infarction than in the general population.

Thombs, Brett D, Eric Bass, Daniel Ford, Kerry Stewart, Konstantinos Tsilidis, Udita Patel, James Fauerbach, David Bush, Roy Ziegelstein. Prevalence of Depression in Survivors of Acute Myocardial Infarction. J Gen Intern Med. 2006; 21: 30-8. http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1484630

Reference

Title
Prevalence of Depression in Survivors of Acute Myocardial Infarction
Publication
J Gen Intern Med
Publication Date
2006
Authors
Thombs, Brett D, Eric Bass, Daniel Ford, Kerry Stewart, Konstantinos Tsilidis, Udita Patel, James Fauerbach, David Bush, Roy Ziegelstein
Pages
30-8
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