DEPRESSION IN MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION PATIENTS AT AYUB TEACHING HOSPITAL ABBOTTABAD

Authors

  • Saeed Maqsood ayub medical college
  • Attiq ur Rehman Jehangiri
  • Muhammad Nadeem Khan Bannu Medical College
  • Umar Hayat Ayub Medical College
  • Seemab Ajmal Islamia college university
  • Maryam Mushtaq KGMC Peshawar
  • Muhammad Naseem Khan
  • Syed Fahad Shah
  • Hamid Nisar Khan AMC abbottabad

Abstract

Background: There is a considerably high prevalence of depression in post myocardial infarction (MI) patients. This study was designed with an aim to detect depression in patients with acute MI admitted to the CCU at Ayub Teaching Hospital Abbottabad. Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study enrolled 246 male and female patients with acute MI. The patients were interviewed on the 3rd day of admission and their answers were marked according to the HADS-D scale. Results: With a cut-off score of 11, the frequency of depression in study participants was 27.24% (n=67). No statistically significant association was found between the age and sex of patients and depression. Conclusion: Depression is fairly common following acute MI and the management plans should include a consultation with psychiatric for individualized management of depression in post myocardial infarction patients.Keywords: Depression; Anxiety; Myocardial Infarction; Stress; Quality of Life

Author Biographies

Saeed Maqsood, ayub medical college

Cardiology ,Fellow

Muhammad Nadeem Khan, Bannu Medical College

Assistant professor of cardiology

Umar Hayat, Ayub Medical College

Professor of cardiology

Seemab Ajmal, Islamia college university

MSc Psychology Student

Maryam Mushtaq, KGMC Peshawar

House Officer IN hayat abad Medical Complex

Hamid Nisar Khan, AMC abbottabad

Pulmonology fellow

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2017-08-20

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