Inflammation in depression: is adiposity a cause?

  title={Inflammation in depression: is adiposity a cause?
  author={Richard C. Shelton and Andrew H. Miller},
  booktitle={Dialogues in clinical neuroscience},
Mounting evidence indicates that inflammation may play a significant role in the development of depression. Patients with depression exhibit increased inflammatory markers, and administration of cytokines and other inflammatory stimuli can induce depressive symptoms. Mechanisms by which cytokines access the brain and influence neurotransmitter systems… CONTINUE READING