Prevalence of Suicide Among Patients With Sudden Death-Predisposing Genetic Heart Diseases.

Published on Feb 1, 2021in JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology
· DOI :10.1016/J.JACEP.2020.10.007
Talha Niaz8
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Michaela Saunders + 2 AuthorsMichael J. Ackerman144
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#1Sandra B. Dunbar (AHA: American Heart Association)H-Index: 2
#2Cynthia M. Dougherty (AHA: American Heart Association)H-Index: 1
Last. Vicki L. Zeigler (AHA: American Heart Association)H-Index: 1
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Significant mortality benefits have been documented in recipients of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs); however, the psychosocial distress created by the underlying arrhythmia and its potential treatments in patients and family members may be underappreciated by clinical care teams. The disentanglement of cardiac disease and device-related concerns is difficult. The majority of ICD patients and families successfully adjust to the ICD, but optimal care pathways may require additional...
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#1Anne FishH-Index: 1
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#1Anniken Hamang (University of Bergen)H-Index: 5
#2Geir Egil Eide (University of Bergen)H-Index: 69
Last. Nina Øyen (University of Bergen)H-Index: 36
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Objective To investigate the role of three distinct symptoms of heart-focused anxiety (cardio-protective avoidance, heart-focused attention, and fear about heart sensations) in relation to general anxiety, depression and physical health in patients referred to specialized cardio-genetics outpatient clinics in Norway for genetic investigation and counseling.
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