Publication Date

2006-01-01

Availability

Open access

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Psychology (Arts and Sciences)

Date of Defense

2005-07-27

First Committee Member

Biing Shen - Committee Chair

Second Committee Member

Marc Gellman - Committee Member

Third Committee Member

Frank Penedo - Committee Member

Fourth Committee Member

Ronald Goldberg - Committee Member

Fifth Committee Member

Steven Ullmann - Dean of the Graduate School

Abstract

The literature has demonstrated that depression is a significant predictor of morbidity and mortality for individuals who have experienced an acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Despite this robust relationship, few studies have systematically examined the demographic, psychosocial, neuroimmunological and hormonal predictors of depression amung post-AMI individuals in a longitudinal design...

Keywords

Markers; Post Myocardial Infarction; Depression

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