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Metabolism Clinical and Exper Depression in women

@inproceedings{Noble2005MetabolismCA,
  title={Metabolism Clinical and Exper Depression in women},
  author={R. E. Noble},
  year={2005}
}
Depression is the leading cause of disease-related disability in women. Epidemiological studies have shown that the lifetime prevalence of a major depressive disorder in women (21.3%) is almost twice that in men (12.7%). This ratio has been documented in different countries and ethnic groups. Sex differences relating to depression vary with age, with male and female children showing similar incidence rates. National comorbidity data reveal that sex differences in prevalence first appear around… Expand

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