Predictive Factors of Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome

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To identify the predictive factors of anxiety and depression in patients with acute coronary syndrome.


Cross-sectional and retrospective study conducted with 120 patients hospitalized with acute coronary syndrome. Factors interfering with anxiety and depression were assessed.


Anxiety was related to sex, stress, years of education, and depression, while depression was related to sex, diabetes mellitus, obesity, years of education, and trait-anxiety.


Obesity and anxiety were considered predictive factors for depression, while depression and fewer years of education were considered predictive factors for anxiety.

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