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Depression is also'a risk factor

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7059.754a (Published 21 September 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:754
  1. David Gill, MRC/NHS research and development health services research fellow
  1. University of Oxford, Institute of Health Sciences, Oxford OX3 7LF

    EDITOR,—H J N Bethell's editorial on care after myocardial infarction omits to mention depression, particularly in the list of factors that increase risk.1 This is surprising, as depression is known to be an “independent risk factor …

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