Depression and cardiovascular disease.

@article{Glassman2008DepressionAC,
  title={Depression and cardiovascular disease.},
  author={Alexander H. Glassman},
  journal={Pharmacopsychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={221-5}
}
This manuscript reviews the evidence that depression is associated with increased risk of mortality and explores the evidence that treating depression reduces that risk. The thought that depression and death are linked is ancient, but scientifically it has been difficult to prove. After the World War II, type "A" personality appeared capable of identifying cardiac patients at increased risk of death. By the mid 1970s that evidence appeared to weaken and may have been altered by the changing… CONTINUE READING

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