Depression increases the risk of hypertension incidence: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.

@article{Meng2012DepressionIT,
  title={Depression increases the risk of hypertension incidence: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.},
  author={Lin Meng and Dongmei Chen and Yang Yang and Yang Zheng and Rutai Hui},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={842-51}
}
BACKGROUND It has long been known that depression is associated with hypertension but whether depression is a risk factor for hypertension incidence is still inconclusive. OBJECTIVES To assess whether depression increases the incidence of hypertension. METHOD Literatures were searched from PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane and PsycINFO without language restrictions. Any prospective cohort study was included, which reported the correlation between depression and incidence of hypertension in… CONTINUE READING
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