The relationship between depression and cardiovascular disease

McConnell, Stephen, Jacka, Felice N., Williams, Lana J., Dodd, Seetal and Berk, Michael 2005, The relationship between depression and cardiovascular disease, International journal of psychiatry in clinical practice, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 157-167.

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Title The relationship between depression and cardiovascular disease
Author(s) McConnell, Stephen
Jacka, Felice N.
Williams, Lana J.
Dodd, Seetal
Berk, Michael
Journal name International journal of psychiatry in clinical practice
Volume number 9
Issue number 3
Start page 157
End page 167
Publisher Informa Healthcare
Place of publication London, England
Publication date 2005
ISSN 1365-1501
Keyword(s) depression
cardiovascular
myocardial infarction
Summary Evidence from epidemiological studies has established that depression is a risk factor for the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and that the comorbidity of depression with pre-existing CVD worsens the prognosis for sufferers of CVD. Depression has also been associated with other behaviours that impact on CVD, such as medication non-compliance, and an unwillingness to adopt an exercise program, that reduce the likelihood of successful rehabilitation from CVD. Published literature on the current knowledge of the association between depression and CVD is reviewed in this paper.
Language eng
Field of Research 119999 Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970111 Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2005, Taylor & Francis
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30033171

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Medicine
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