Symptomatic subsyndromal depression in hospitalized hypertensive patients.

@article{Chiaie2011SymptomaticSD,
  title={Symptomatic subsyndromal depression in hospitalized hypertensive patients.},
  author={Roberto Delle Chiaie and Gino Iannucci and Marino Paroli and Massimo Salviati and Maria Caredda and Massimo Pasquini and Massimo Biondi},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={135 1-3},
  pages={
          168-76
        }
}
BACKGROUND Clinicians generally agree on the association between depression and hypertension. Less clear is if the nature of the link is direct or indirect and if this should be considered confined only to syndromal forms or if it concerns also subsyndromal affective presentations. This study investigated the nature of the association between hypertension and subsyndromal depression in hospitalized hypertensive patients. METHODS 196 hypertensive and 96 non hypertensive inpatients underwent a… CONTINUE READING

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