Depression as a predictor of hospitalization due to coronary heart disease.

  title={Depression as a predictor of hospitalization due to coronary heart disease.},
  author={Jan Sundquist and Xinjun Li and Sven-erik Johansson and Kristina Sundquist},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  volume={29 5},
BACKGROUND Studies have shown that patients with depression have higher rates of coronary heart disease (CHD) than people in the general population. However, large-scale population-based data on incidence rates of CHD in people with depression are needed. This study analyzed whether hospitalization for depression predicts CHD in men and women after accounting for socioeconomic status and geographic region. METHODS Data from the family coronary heart disease database at the Karolinska… CONTINUE READING

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