Academic Commons

Articles

Depression and Clinical Inertia in Patients With Uncontrolled Hypertension

Moise, Nathalie; Davidson, Karina W.; Chaplin, William; Shea, Steven J. C.; Kronish, Ian M.

Depression is a known risk factor for poor prognosis among patients with cardiovascular disease.1 Numerous biological and behavioral mechanisms have been proposed.2 However, few studies have investigated the association between depression and “clinical inertia,” or lack of treatment intensification in individuals not at evidence-based goals for care.3 To address this gap, we assessed whether a diagnosis of depression is associated with clinical inertia in patients with uncontrolled hypertension.

Files

  • thumnail for Moise_JAMA_Intern_Med_2014_PMC_Version.pdf Moise_JAMA_Intern_Med_2014_PMC_Version.pdf application/pdf 26.1 KB Download File

Also Published In

Title
JAMA Internal Medicine
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.115

More About This Work

Academic Units
Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health
Medicine
Publisher
American Medical Association
Published Here
April 22, 2016
Academic Commons provides global access to research and scholarship produced at Columbia University, Barnard College, Teachers College, Union Theological Seminary and Jewish Theological Seminary. Academic Commons is managed by the Columbia University Libraries.