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Depression as a risk factor for adverse outcomes in coronary heart disease

BMC Medicine201311:131

Received: 14 November 2012

Accepted: 1 May 2013

Published: 15 May 2013

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Original Submission
14 Nov 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
4 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - rose anne kenny
7 Feb 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Monika Safford
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
21 Mar 2013 Author responded Author comments - Alice Holt
Resubmission - Version 3
21 Mar 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
1 May 2013 Editorially accepted
15 May 2013 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-11-131

How does Open Peer Review work?

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine