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“Assessments conducted in the hospital indicate that 15% to 20% of patients with myocardial infarction (MI) meet Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders criteria for major depression.”

Depression and Coronary Heart Disease. Recommendations for Screening, Referral, and Treatment. Circulation Web site. http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/reprint/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.190769v2.pdf. Published September 2008

Reference

Title
Depression and Coronary Heart Disease. Recommendations for Screening, Referral, and Treatment
Publication
Circulation
Publisher
American Heart Association
Publication Date
Published September 2008
Authors
Lichtman, Judith H., J. Thomas Bigger, Jr, James Blumenthal, Nancy Frasure-Smith, Peter Kaufmann, François Lespérance, Daniel Mark, David Sheps, C. Barr Taylor, Erika Froelicher
URL
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