The findings in the ENRICHD
trial discussed earlier suggest that there are several psychosocial factors (for example, anger, hostility, some unidentified components of social support) that are underaddressed (ENRICHD
On the basis of the disappointing findings on established CBT for MI patients' survival, the ENRICHD investigators have noted the likely lower motivation of disadvantaged people (ENRICHD Investigators, 2003) and better utilization of cardiac procedures by white men (Schneiderman et al.
Psychosocial characteristics after acute myocardial infarction: The ENRICHD Pilot Study.
was a National Institutes of Health-funded randomized trial involving nearly 3,000 MI patients in which cognitive behavioral therapy for post-MI depression failed to improve survival.
ENRICHD was a massive National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-sponsored randomized controlled trial that screened nearly 34,000 patients.
Jaffe, ENRICHD cochair and professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
Half of the recurrent coronary events in ENRICHD occurred within the first 6 months of follow-up, and two-thirds of those within the first 3 months.
the multicenter ENRICHD
protocol enrolled 2,481 post-MI patients, all of whom met criteria for depression or low social support.
The SADHART and ENRICHD
studies hardly offer the final word on addressing depression and cardiovascular disease.