Relationships between cardiovascular disease risk factors and depressive symptoms as predictors of cardiovascular disease events in women.

@article{Rutledge2012RelationshipsBC,
  title={Relationships between cardiovascular disease risk factors and depressive symptoms as predictors of cardiovascular disease events in women.},
  author={Thomas R. Rutledge and Sarah Elizabeth Linke and B. Delia Johnson and Vera A. Bittner and David S Krantz and Carol E. Cornell and Viola Vaccarino and Carl J Pepine and Eileen M Handberg and Wafia Eteiba and Leslee J. Shaw and Susmita Parashar and Jo-Ann Eastwood and Diane A. Vido and C. Noel Bairey Merz},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          133-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) account for much of the variability in CVD outcomes and are also related to psychosocial variables. There is evidence that depression can undermine the treatment and advance the progression of CVD risk factors, suggesting that CVD risk factor relationships with CVD events may differ among those with depression. METHODS This study tracked CVD events and mortality over a median of 5.9 years among a prospective cohort of 620… CONTINUE READING

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