Heart Disease and Depression

According to the American Heart Association, 22 percent of heart attack patients develop some degree of depression.  Symptoms of depression like fatigue and feelings of worthlessness can cause people to ignore their treatment and engage in unhealthy behaviors...

Psychology and Heart Disease

Having a heart attack or being diagnosed with heart disease can be a life-changing event.  It can be challenging emotionally to make necessary lifestyle changes to help live a healthy life. Altering eating habits, managing stress and following the treatment plan...

MS and Depression

Depression is the commonest psychiatric manifestation of multiple sclerosis (MS), but remains underdiagnosed and undertreated. Perhaps half of the number of patients with MS have depression. Major depression in patients with MS does not relate directly to disability...