Effects of escitalopram in prevention of depression in patients with acute coronary syndrome (DECARD)

Baiba Hedegaard Hansen, Jamal Abed Hanash, Alice Rasmussen, Jørgen Fischer Hansen, Olav Wendelboe Nielsen, Nadia Lyhne Trærup Andersen, Morten Birket-Smith

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Abstract

Depression is a major problem in patients after acute coronary syndrome (ACS) with negative impact on survival and quality of life. No studies have examined prevention of post-ACS depression. We examined whether treatment with escitalopram can prevent post-ACS depression.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Psychosomatic Research
Volume72
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)11-6
Number of pages6
ISSN0022-3999
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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