Inflammatory mechanisms in major depressive disorder

@article{Raedler2011InflammatoryMI,
  title={Inflammatory mechanisms in major depressive disorder},
  author={T. Raedler},
  journal={Current Opinion in Psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={24},
  pages={519–525}
}
  • T. Raedler
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Current Opinion in Psychiatry
  • Purpose of review As the ‘monoamine hypothesis of depression’ fails to explain all aspects of major depression, additional causes are being investigated. Several observations suggest that inflammatory mechanisms pay a role in the cause of major depressive disorder (MDD). This article reviews their role in major depression. Recent findings Recent studies support the concept that inflammatory mechanisms play a crucial role in the pathomechanisms of major depression. Major depression shares… CONTINUE READING

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