Tchetgen, Glymour, Kawachi and colleagues find middle-age adults with depression have double the risk of stroke
"Long-term Depression May Double Stroke Risk for Middle-aged Adults" - Science Newsline. 5/13/2015.
Using HRS data, Harvard researchers Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen, Ichiro Kawachi, Maria Glymour, and collegues found that respondents over age 50 with long-term depressive symptoms had twice the risk of stroke as their counterparts without.
Additional Media Coverage:
"Mental Illness As Liability: Long-Term Depression Doubles Stroke Risk For Adults" - Medical Daily. 5/13/2015.