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Title: Much a Review About Nothing: A Comment on the Treatment of Anxiety in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease
Contributor(s): Tully, Phillip J  (author)orcid ; Cosh, Suzanne M  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2018-11
Early Online Version: 2018-04-16
DOI: 10.1016/j.psym.2018.04.004
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Abstract: To the editor: The prevalence of anxiety disorders in coronary heart disease (CHD) is 10-23%. Approximately 50% of CHD patients with a depressive disorder also have an anxiety disorder. The high prevalence of anxiety disorders, irrespective of the risk for adverse cardiovascular prognosis, underscores the need to provide comprehensive anxiety treatment in patients with CHD. A recent paper in Psychosomatics (in this issue) attempts to systematically review randomized controlled trials (RCTs) on this important topic, however, there are numerous limitations to the review’s focus, validity, and utility to clinical practice.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Psychosomatics, 59(6), p. 623-624
Publisher: Elsevier Inc
Place of Publication: United States of America
ISSN: 1545-7206
Fields of Research (FoR) 2008: 170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
110201 Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Fields of Research (FoR) 2020: 320101 Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
520302 Clinical psychology
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2008: 920103 Cardiovascular System and Diseases
920410 Mental Health
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2020: 200409 Mental health
HERDC Category Description: C4 Letter of Note
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