Models of depression.

  title={Models of depression.},
  author={Catharine H Duman},
  journal={Vitamins and hormones},
The incidence of depressive illness is high in the United States and worldwide, and the inadequacy of currently available drug treatments contributes to the significant health burden associated with depression. A basic understanding of the underlying disease processes in depression is lacking, and therefore, recreating the disease in animal models is not possible. Currently used models of depression attempt to produce quantifiable correlates of human symptoms in experimental animals. The models… CONTINUE READING


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