Key clinical point: Depression and/or anxiety in adolescence is associated with increased risk of MI in midlife.
Major finding: Adolescent males with depression or anxiety were 20% more likely to subsequently have an acute MI in their 30s to 50s.
Study details: This Swedish national registry study included more than a quarter million Swedish 18- and 19-year-old males who underwent a comprehensive physical and psychological examination and were subsequently followed into midlife.
Disclosures: The presenter reported having no financial conflicts regarding her study, conducted free of commercial support.
Bergh C et al. ESC 2020, Abstract 90524.