Depression in Coronary Artery Disease: Assessment and Treatment

  • W. J. Kop
  • D. N. Ader


Depression in patients with documented coronary artery disease (CAD) occurs frequently and is associated with elevated risks of cardiac morbidity and mortality. Diagnostic criteria for depression are listed in Table 1 [1].


Depressive Symptom Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Cardiac Patient Coronary Heart Disease Patient Atypical Depression 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. J. Kop
    • 1
    • 2
  • D. N. Ader
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology Uniformed ServicesUniversity of the Health SciencesBethesda
  2. 2.Division of Cardiology, Department of MedicineUniversity of MarylandBaltimoreUSA
  3. 3.National Institutes of HealthNIAMSBethesdaUSA

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