Why patients with CVD should be screened for depression

US researchers suggest a quick and simple way to screen in a state-of-the-art review
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Patients with cardiovascular disease should be screened to identify and manage depression, according to a state-of-the-art review.

Dr James Murrough, from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, and colleagues discuss a practical approach for screening and managing depression in patients with cardiovascular disease in their Journal of the American College of Cardiology report.