Depression in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease

Abstract

It has been widely suggested that depression negatively affects patients with cardiovascular disease. There are several pathophysiological mechanisms as well as behavioral processes linking depression and cardiac events. Improvements in nursing and medical care have prolonged survival of this patient population; however, this beneficial outcome has led to… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2012/794762

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@inproceedings{Mastrogiannis2005DepressionIP, title={Depression in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease}, author={Dimos Mastrogiannis and Grigorios Giamouzis and Euthimios Dardiotis and George Karayannis and Artemis Chroub-Papavaiou and Dimitra Kremeti and Kyriakos Spiliopoulos and Panagiotis Georgoulias and Stelios Koutsias and Konstantinos S Bonotis and Marianna Mantzorou and John S Skoularigis and Georgios Hadjigeorgiou and Javed Butler and Filippos K Triposkiadis}, booktitle={Cardiology research and practice}, year={2005} }