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Depression Screening After Acute Coronary Syndrome Identifies 97% Of Those With Depression

News | January 10, 2018

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Depression screening within three months after an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) event (such as a heart attack) identifies more than 97% of those with depression, meaning that only 3% of people with who have clinical depression would be missed by the screening. However, the screenings have a high rate of false positives; they identify 50%…

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