Evidence of cerebrospinal fluid abnormalities in patients with depressive syndromes.

@article{Endres2016EvidenceOC,
  title={Evidence of cerebrospinal fluid abnormalities in patients with depressive syndromes.},
  author={Dominique Endres and Evgeniy Perlov and Rick Dersch and Annette Baumgartner and Tilman Hottenrott and Benjamin Berger and Oliver Stich and Ludger H Tebartz van Elst},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2016},
  volume={198},
  pages={178-84}
}
BACKGROUND Depression is the most prevalent psychiatric disease. In addition to primary, idiopathic depression, there are multiple secondary organic forms. However, distinguishing the two can be difficult, information about cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) basic findings in patients with depressive syndromes is sparse. Therefore, we investigated CSF alterations in so far the largest sample of patients with depressive syndromes. We hypothesized that increased prevalence of CSF pleocytosis, blood-brain… CONTINUE READING
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