Do depressive symptoms increase the risk for the onset of coronary disease? A systematic quantitative review.

@article{Wulsin2003DoDS,
  title={Do depressive symptoms increase the risk for the onset of coronary disease? A systematic quantitative review.},
  author={Lawson R. Wulsin and Bonita M Singal},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={201-10}
}
OBJECTIVE The objectives of this study were to systematically review the recent studies of the contribution of depression to the onset of coronary disease and to estimate the magnitude of the risk posed by depression for onset of coronary disease. METHOD We searched MEDLINE (1966-2000), PsychInfo (1967-2000), and cross references and conducted informal searches for all community studies of depression symptoms in samples with no clinically apparent heart disease at baseline. From these studies… CONTINUE READING