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IMPACT OF STRESS IN INFLAMMATION ASSOCIATED WITH DEPRESSION

@inproceedings{Shah2016IMPACTOS,
  title={IMPACT OF STRESS IN INFLAMMATION ASSOCIATED WITH DEPRESSION},
  author={Krishna M. Shah and Dr. Sunita Goswami},
  year={2016}
}
Interpersonal loss and social rejection are key proximal risk factors for major depression. The two principal stress response systems namely the sympathetic nervous system and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis are responsible. Both systems enable the brain to communicate with the rest of the body. Data from several lines of research converge to demonstrate that stress is associated with elevated inflammatory activity. It is reported that depression is associated with a chronic, low… Expand

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