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Antidepressants, Depression, and Venous Thromboembolism Risk: Large Prospective Study of UK Women

Parkin, Lianne; Balkwill, Angela; Sweetland, Sian; Reeves, Gillian K; Green, Jane; Beral, Valerie; Banks, Emily

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Background: Some investigators have reported an excess risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) associated with depression and with use of antidepressant drugs. We explored these associations in a large prospective study of UK women. Methods and Results: The Million Women Study recruited 1.3 million women through the National Health Service Breast Screening Programme in England and Scotland. Three years after recruitment, women were sent a second questionnaire that enquired about depression and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/232550
Source: Journal of the American Heart Association : Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease
DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.116.005316
Access Rights: Open Access

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