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Exploring the explanations, manifestations, and effects of late-life melancholy, this reference examines remedies and methods for the administration of this , highlighting equipment for the popularity of melancholy within the medically ailing, clinically demented, and bereaved, in addition to for overview of the efficacy of those therapy.
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They may also improve sleep, diminish pain, and alleviate the anorexia caused by the malignant process or chemotherapy. Coronary Artery Disease The relationship between depression and coronary artery disease is bidirectional. Coronary artery disease is more common in people with the diagnosis of depression (Glassman and Shapiro, 1998). Depressed people are more likely to smoke, to live sedentary lives, and to comply less well with treatment. Their poor compliance extends equally to the care of concurrent medical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia, which are all common antecedents of coronary heart disease.
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