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Previous hospitalisation for mental health problems increases the risk of death in patients admitted with chest pains

1 December 2011

New research from the European Heart Journal has shown that the rate of death in men and women hospitalised for chest pain unrelated to heart disease is higher in those with a history of psychiatric illness than without.

Read the paper: Increased cardivascular risk associated with non-cardiac chest pain in patients with a prior psychiatric hospitalization: an opportunity and challenge for both psychiatrist and the cardiologist

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