Depression in coronary artery disease: novel pathophysiologic mechanisms and therapeutic implications.

@article{Parissis2007DepressionIC,
  title={Depression in coronary artery disease: novel pathophysiologic mechanisms and therapeutic implications.},
  author={J. Parissis and Katerina T Fountoulaki and Gerasimos S. Filippatos and Stamatis Adamopoulos and Ioannis A. Paraskevaidis and Dimitrios T h Kremastinos},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={116 2},
  pages={153-60}
}
Depression is a common comorbid condition in patients with coronary artery disease and a well-documented risk factor for recurrent cardiac events and mortality. The exact mechanisms underlying the interplay between depression and ischemic heart disease remain poorly understood and the same is true for the most effective depression treatment for cardiac patients. This review summarizes current knowledge regarding the prognostic role of depression in patients with coronary artery disease, the… CONTINUE READING

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