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journal article 
Author(s):
von Eisenhart Rothe, Alexander F; Goette, Andreas; Kirchhof, Paulus; Breithardt, Günter; Limbourg, Tobias; Calvert, Melanie; Baumert, Jens; Ladwig, Karl-Heinz 
Title:
Depression in paroxysmal and persistent atrial fibrillation patients: a cross-sectional comparison of patients enroled in two large clinical trials. 
Abstract:
Despite its high clinical relevance, few studies have investigated depression in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). We aimed to assess whether depressed mood was more common in persistent or paroxysmal AF patients in controlled models and report frequencies of major depressive disorder.Cross-sectional data from two contemporary clinical trials were used to compare paroxysmal (n = 310) and persistent (n = 392) AF patients' depressed mood severity (measured by the Major Depression Inventory)...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Europace 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
16 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
812-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1099-5129 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie