Relation of Persistent Depressive Symptoms to Coronary Artery Calcification in Women Aged 46 to 59 Years.

@article{Janssen2016RelationOP,
  title={Relation of Persistent Depressive Symptoms to Coronary Artery Calcification in Women Aged 46 to 59 Years.},
  author={I A W Janssen and Lynda H. Powell and Karen A. Matthews and Mateusz S. Jasielec and Steven M. Hollenberg and Joyce T Bromberger and Kim C Sutton-Tyrrell and Susan A. Everson-Rose},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={117 12},
  pages={1884-9}
}
Depressive disorders have been associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD), but the impact of depression on early atherogenesis has not been well described, particularly in women and minorities. The relation between repeated episodes of high depressive symptoms and coronary calcium (CAC) is unknown in women at midlife when depression is common. Participants in the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation Heart study were assessed annually for depressive symptoms (Center for Epidemiological… CONTINUE READING

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