International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physiology Science | India | Volume 9 Issue 6, June 2020


Association between Depression and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Acute Myocardial Infarction

Sneha Susan Zacheria | Mary Shalu Jose [5] | Stigi Joseph [2]


Abstract: AIM- Find the Association between the degree of Depression and selected socio demographic variables. SAMPLES: This observational descriptive study was conducted among 120 patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction. RESULTS: There is an association between Depression and Cardio vascular risk factors. Significantly a higher level of Depression was observed in Male, Unmarried and Diabetic patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction. The levels of Education, Insurance, Hypertension and Obesity have not shown any association with Depression. CONCLUSION: Depression is more prevalent among unmarried males, recovered from AMI with a past history of Diabetes.


Keywords: Depression, Acute Myocardial Infarction


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 6, June 2020,


Pages: 940 - 943


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