The prevalence of affective disorders in patients with myocardial infarction at the early stage of rehabilitation treatment

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Affective disorders are most common mental disorders observed in patients with coronary artery disease. Data of all patients undergoing rehabilitation at cardiological sanatorium from 2007 to 2012 were studied. An analysis of the prevalence and clinical and statistical characteristics of affective disorders observed in a group of 439 people are presented. Affective disorders were detected in 31,9 % of patients with myocardial infarction. Subsyndromal affective disorders (62,1 %) and clinically-defined (38,1% ) affective disorders were observed. It was noted that development of affective disorders associated with the nature of assistance provided. Studying of the structure of affective disorders during early rehabilitation treatment of myocardial infarction can be useful for optimization of psychopharmacotherapy and psychotherapeutic treatment.

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