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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Ladwig, KH; Emeny, RT; Häfner, S; Lacruz, ME 
Title:
[Depression : An underestimated risk for the development and progression of coronary heart disease.] 
Abstract:
The aim of this article is to provide an overview on depression as a risk factor for the onset and follow-up of cardiovascular disease (CVD). In brief, the current state of psychobiological mechanisms bridging the gap between affective states and somatic consequences are presented. Four meta-analyses dealing with depression as a CVD risk factor in apparently healthy populations with>100,000 participants included, extracted an adjusted effect estimator of 1.60-1.90. Depressed subjects present wit...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung, Gesundheitsschutz 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
54 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
59-65 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
1436-9990 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie