For Some, Heart Attack May Lead to PTSD

By Traci Pedersen Associate News EditorReviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on June 24, 2012

One in eight people who experience a heart attack or other life-threatening cardiac event may eventually develop some symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to an analysis of multiple studies.

Furthermore, patients who develop full-blown PTSD have twice the […]