Management of Psychiatric Disorders in Patients with Cardiovascular Diseases

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Summary: The relationship between cardiovascular diseases and psychiatric illness in complex, with higher rates of mental illness in patients with cardiovascular disease, and 1.5 - 2 times the rate of CVS disorders in patients with severe mental disorders. This guideline provides recommended treatment options for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia and substance use disorders. Treatments associated with particular side effects such as QTc prolongation on ECG, guidelines for the use of electroconvulsive therapy, and treatment in children and older adults, are alco presented.
Authors: Prasad Rao Gundugurti, Ranjan Bhattacharyya, Amulya Koneru
Year of Publication: April-2022
Citation: Gundugurti PR, Bhattacharyya R, Koneru A. Management of Psychiatric Disorders in Patients with Cardiovascular Diseases. Indian Journal of Psychiatry. 2022 Mar;64(Suppl 2):S355.

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