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Depression and the risk of coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies

  • Yong Gan1,
  • Yanhong Gong1,
  • Xinyue Tong1,
  • Huilian Sun1,
  • Yingjie Cong1,
  • Xiaoxin Dong1,
  • Yunxia Wang2,
  • Xing Xu3,
  • Xiaoxu Yin1,
  • Jian Deng1,
  • Liqing Li1, 4,
  • Shiyi Cao1Email author and
  • Zuxun Lu1Email author
BMC Psychiatry201414:371

Received: 15 October 2014

Accepted: 18 December 2014

Published: 24 December 2014

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Original Submission
15 Oct 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
25 Oct 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Reiner Rugulies
25 Oct 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Peter de Jonge
1 Dec 2014 Author responded Author comments - Zuxun Lu
Resubmission - Version 2
1 Dec 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
18 Dec 2014 Editorially accepted
24 Dec 2014 Article published 10.1186/s12888-014-0371-z

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Social Medicine and Health Management, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
Department of Tuberculosis Control, Bao’an Chronic Disease Prevent and Cure Hospital, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Division of Nephrology, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Department of Management, School of Economics and Management, Jiangxi science and technology normal university, Nanchang, Jiangxi, China