PLoS ONE volume 9, issue 6, Pe98342 2014 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098342 View full text
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Paul Walters, Elizabeth A. Barley, Anthony Mann, Rachel Phillips, André Tylee

Abstract: BackgroundAn association between depression and coronary heart disease is now accepted but there has been little primary care research on this topic. The UPBEAT-UK studies are centred on a cohort of primary patients with coronary heart disease assessed every six months for up to four years. The aim of this research was to determine the prevalence and associations of depression in this cohort at baseline.MethodParticipants with coronary heart disease were recruited from general practice registers and assessed f…

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