One in 5 young VTE patients require psychotropic drugs within 5 years

One in five young people who experience a venous thromboembolism (VTE)1 will require psychotropic medication within five years, reveals research presented at EuroHeartCare 2015 by Anette Arbjerg Højen, a nurse and Ph.D. student in the Aalborg Thrombosis Research Unit at Aalborg University Hospital in Aalborg, Denmark. Young VTE patients were twice as likely to experience mental health problems requiring psychotropic medication as their healthy peers. —> Read More