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Heart 91:419-420 doi:10.1136/hrt.2004.045310
  • Editorial

Depression, stress, and coronary heart disease: the need for more complex models

  1. A Steptoe,
  2. D L Whitehead
  1. Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Professor Andrew Steptoe
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1-19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK; a.steptoeucl.ac.uk

    Abstract

    Depression has been related both to the development of coronary heart disease and to prognosis in patients following acute myocardial infarction, but the clinical significance of these associations remains uncertain