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Pathophysiological basis of cardiovascular disease and depression: a chicken-and-egg dilemma

Date

2010

Authors

Da Paz Filho, Gilberto
Licinio, Julio
Wong, Ma-Li

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Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria

Abstract

Objective: To describe the pathophysiological basis linking cardiovascular disease (CVD) and depression; to discuss the causal relationship between them, and to review the effects of antidepressant treatment on cardiovascular disease. Method: A review of

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Keywords: amine oxidase (flavin containing); brain derived neurotrophic factor; C reactive protein; citalopram; endothelial nitric oxide synthase; fibrinogen; glycoprotein Ib; glycoprotein IIb; glycoprotein IIIa; hydrocortisone; interleukin 1; interleukin 6; mirtaz Antidepressive agents/adverse effects; Cardiovascular disease; Coronary artery disease; Depression; Heart

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Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria

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10.1590/S1516-44462010000200015

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