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People are more likely to commit suicide in the wake of a heart attack, with the risk rising tripling in the month right after and remaining elevated for at least five years, a study said.This appears true for both men and women, regardless of socioeconomic status.
The findings come as little surprise, said study author Karen Kjaer Larsen of Aarhus University in Denmark, suggesting that cardiac rehabilitation programs take this into consideration.”We know that many patients with myocardial infarction suffer from anxiety and depression,” she told Reuters Health in an e-mail. “Our study shows that the mental pain due to MI for some people is so strong that they commit suicide.”
To read more: Suicide risk increases after heart attack: study | Reuters.
If you or a loved one have recently been diagnosed with a medical condition, psychotherapy and support groups can help clients cope better and learn ways to manage the stress, grief and depression that can occur with medical illnesses. At Commonwealth Psychology Associates, we have several health psychologists who specialize in working with clients who have new or chronic health conditions. To learn more about our health psychology services or to schedule an appointment, please give us a call at 617-259-1895.
March 13, 2017|Practice News
Due to the winter storm, all CPA offices will be CLOSED on Tuesday, March 14th. If you have an appointment scheduled…Read More
February 12, 2017|Practice News
Due to the winter storm, all CPA offices will be CLOSED on Monday, February 13th. If you have an appointment…Read More