Spouses of Heart Attack Victims at Risk for Depression, Suicide

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Spouses of Heart Attack Victims at Risk for Depression, Suicide

A person whoِ suffers a heart attack isn’tِ the onlyِ oneِ who needsِ care: So doesِ his orِ herِ spouse, a newِ study fromِ Denmark suggests.
Spouses ofِ people whoِ hadِ a sudden heart attack wereِ foundِ to beِ atِ higher risk ofِ depression, anxiety orِ suicide thanِ were spouses ofِ people withِ otherِ health conditions.
For theِ study, Emil Fosbøl ofِ Copenhagen University Hospital andِ colleagues analyzed information fromِ nearly a quarter-million people, including 16,500 spouses ofِ people whoِ hadِ died fromِ a heart attack betweenِ 1997 andِ 2008, andِ nearly 50,000 spouses ofِ people whoِ hadِ died fromِ other causes.