Heart Attack Survivors May Develop PTSD
By Tara Parker-Pope
New York Times
June 20, 2012
The emotional toll of a heart attack can be so severe that an estimated 1 in 8 patients who survive the experience develop post-traumatic stress disorder, a condition that doubles the risk of dying of a second heart attack, according to new research.
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Keywords: heart attack, survivors, develop, PTSD