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Heart disease and depression - Intro to Psychology

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    Some research has shown an interaction between heart disease and depression.
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    For example, depression can increase the risk of death from heart disease.
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    However, for many of the studies on the relationship between heart disease and
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    depression, it's difficult to determine which came first. For example, was the
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    person depressed first and then acquired heart disease, or is it the opposite.
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    In that the person had heart disease and then acquired depression. Here we can
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    refer back to what we learned in the research methods lesson, lesson two. These
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    studies on heart disease and depression were correlation studies, and as such,
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    we cannot make causal statements regarding whether heart disease causes
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    depression, or depression causes heart disease. However, we can say that the
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    two are related.
Title:
Heart disease and depression - Intro to Psychology
Video Language:
English
Team:
Udacity
Project:
PS001: Intro to Psychology
Duration:
0:48

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