Treatment of depression in comorbid medical illness.

  title={Treatment of depression in comorbid medical illness.},
  author={Paul J Goodnick and Marianne Hernandez},
  journal={Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy},
  volume={1 7},
The rate of comorbid depression and medical illness varies from 10 to 40%. Over the years, there has been a paucity of studies completed despite the importance of knowing which antidepressants are the most effective and safest to use in comorbid states. In this review, focus is placed on disorders in these important areas: cardiovascular disease, neurological disorders, diabetes mellitus and cancer. Cardiovascular disease complications can be related in many cases to platelet clumping produced… CONTINUE READING
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