Sorry to hear that. It is indeed advanced heart failure
, and he may be exhibiting signs and symptoms of a mood disorder
such as depression
or bipolar disorder
Type 2 as part of his overwhelming process. It would not be unreasonable for him to be seen by Psychiatry or Psychology; to avoid a defensive response, it can be explained to him (as it truly is) that sometimes, the chemicals of the brain get imbalanced and if so, medication can help regulate that.
Dr Brenes-Salazar MD
Mayo Clinic MN