Screening Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with High Depression Scores


YAKAR B., ERTEKİN Y. H.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.34, no.3, pp.610-615, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.12669/pjms.343.14560
  • Title of Journal : PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.610-615

Abstract

Objective: Protection against cardiovascular diseases is provided by the dynamics of risk screening and counseling of primary health care services. Depression is known to pose a risk for cardiovascular diseases. The aim of our study was to determine which specific features of well-known depressed people who had not yet experienced a cardiovascular event were associated with cardiovascular risk.