Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

Depression and Anxiety After SCAD – Study Results

December 4, 2013

A SCAD publication recently released online in the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention (jcrpjournal.com) found that symptoms of depression/anxiety are common in patients with myocardial infarction (MI) due to Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD). Young women are at highest risk for development of these symptoms, particularly those with peripartum SCAD.

Prevalence and Predictors of Depression and Anxiety Among Survivors of Myocardial Infarction Due to Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection.