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Is depression a side effect of open heart surgery?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Sometimes

Sometimes it is.

In brief: Sometimes

Sometimes it is.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Can be

Open heart surgery is a big deal, and the recovery period can be challenging, especially if it doesn't progress smoothly.
An excellent support system is critical post operatively to reduce the likelihood of developing depression.

In brief: Can be

Open heart surgery is a big deal, and the recovery period can be challenging, especially if it doesn't progress smoothly.
An excellent support system is critical post operatively to reduce the likelihood of developing depression.
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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