Room for depressed and exhausted mood as a risk predictor for all-cause and cardiovascular mortality beyond the contribution of the classical somatic risk factors in men

12 Jan 2017Karl-Heinz Ladwig, Jens Baumert, Birgitt Marten-Mittag, Karoline Lukaschek, Hamimatunnisa Johar, Xioayan Fang, Joram Ronel, Christa Meisinger, Annette Peters

investigation shows that the risk of a fatal cardiovascular disease due to depression is almost as great as that due to elevated cholesterol levels or obesity

Cohort Study
2 effects
10 years
3428 subjects

Reported Outcomes

DeterminantsOutcomeDetails

Depression Brain outcome
Depression
Brain system

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Increased risk of Mortality
Musculoskeletal system

High evidence
52.0%

Depression Brain outcome
Depression
Brain system

Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular outcome
Increased risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiovascular system

High evidence
52.0%