Jones, M., Thompson, D., Ski, C., Clark, R., Gray, R., Vallury, K. & Alam, F. (2016). How can we better support families living with cardiovascular disease and depression?. The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice,11(1), 61-71. United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1108/JMHTEP-04-2015-0017
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the role of psychosocial treatments to support families living with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and depression. The paper highlights that depression in people with CVD is a predictor of non-adherence to both medicines and cardiovascular rehabilitation programmes. The authors believe there is a clinical need to develop a programme of care to support the whole family to adhere to cardiovascular rehabilitation programmes.
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