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Development and validation of the State Hope Scale.
Defining hope as a cognitive set comprising agency (belief in one's capacity to initiate and sustain actions) and pathways (belief in one's capacity to generate routes) to reach goals, the Hope ScaleExpand
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What You See May Not Be What You Get: A Brief, Nontechnical Introduction to Overfitting in Regression-Type Models
  • M. Babyak
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Psychosomatic medicine
  • 1 May 2004
We present a nontechnical discussion of the concept of overfitting, the problem of asking too much from the available data, and ways to guard against overfitting. Expand
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Effects of exercise training on older patients with major depression.
BACKGROUND Previous observational and interventional studies have suggested that regular physical exercise may be associated with reduced symptoms of depression. However, the extent to which exerciseExpand
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Depression as a Risk Factor for Coronary Artery Disease: Evidence, Mechanisms, and Treatment
Objective: The present paper reviews the evidence that depression is a risk factor for the development and progression of coronary artery disease (CAD). Methods: MEDLINE searches and reviews ofExpand
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Exercise Treatment for Major Depression: Maintenance of Therapeutic Benefit at 10 Months
Objective The purpose of this study was to assess the status of 156 adult volunteers with major depressive disorder (MDD) 6 months after completion of a study in which they were randomly assigned toExpand
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Exercise and Pharmacotherapy in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder
Objective: To assess whether patients receiving aerobic exercise training performed either at home or in a supervised group setting achieve reductions in depression comparable to standardExpand
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Depression as a risk factor for mortality after coronary artery bypass surgery
Summary Background Studies that have shown clinical depression to be a risk factor for cardiac events after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery have had small sample sizes, short follow-up,Expand
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Social Support and Coronary Heart Disease: Epidemiologic Evidence and Implications for Treatment
Objective: The present paper reviews theories of social support and evidence for the role of social support in the development and progression of coronary heart disease (CHD). Methods: Articles forExpand
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Effects of the DASH diet alone and in combination with exercise and weight loss on blood pressure and cardiovascular biomarkers in men and women with high blood pressure: the ENCORE study.
BACKGROUND Although the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet has been shown to lower blood pressure (BP) in short-term feeding studies, it has not been shown to lower BP amongExpand
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Exercise and pharmacological treatment of depressive symptoms in patients with coronary heart disease: results from the UPBEAT (Understanding the Prognostic Benefits of Exercise and Antidepressant
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of exercise and antidepressant medication in reducing depressive symptoms and improving cardiovascular biomarkers in depressed patientsExpand
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