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Effect of Exercise, Escitalopram, or Placebo on Anxiety in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease

Effect of Exercise, Escitalopram, or Placebo on Anxiety in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease Key PointsQuestionDo aerobic exercise and escitalopram reduce anxiety and improve coronary heart disease biomarkers more than a placebo? FindingsIn this randomized clinical trial including 128 patients with coronary heart disease and anxiety, escitalopram, but not exercise, resulted in reduced levels of anxiety and depression compared with a placebo control. MeaningFor patients in this study with coronary heart disease and high anxiety, escitalopram was an effective treatment for reducing anxiety, although the extent to which this benefit may improve clinical outcomes remains uncertain. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Psychiatry American Medical Association

Effect of Exercise, Escitalopram, or Placebo on Anxiety in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2021 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
2168-622X
eISSN
2168-6238
DOI
10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2021.2236
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Abstract

Key PointsQuestionDo aerobic exercise and escitalopram reduce anxiety and improve coronary heart disease biomarkers more than a placebo? FindingsIn this randomized clinical trial including 128 patients with coronary heart disease and anxiety, escitalopram, but not exercise, resulted in reduced levels of anxiety and depression compared with a placebo control. MeaningFor patients in this study with coronary heart disease and high anxiety, escitalopram was an effective treatment for reducing anxiety, although the extent to which this benefit may improve clinical outcomes remains uncertain.

Journal

JAMA PsychiatryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 18, 2021

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