The impact of depression on the course and outcome of coronary artery disease: review for cardiologists.

@article{Lavoie2000TheIO,
  title={The impact of depression on the course and outcome of coronary artery disease: review for cardiologists.},
  author={K L Lavoie and Richard Fleet},
  journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={653-62}
}
Epidemiological research over the past decade indicates that major depression and depressive symptomatology are common among patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) and postmyocardial infarction. Major depression is a serious, debilitating comorbid disorder that can significantly increase risk for and complicate recovery from cardiac events (eg, myocardial infarction). Unfortunately, major depression is rarely detected or treated in the cardiology setting. However, it is a disorder that can… CONTINUE READING

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