Neuroprogression: the hidden mechanism of depression

  title={Neuroprogression: the hidden mechanism of depression},
  author={Norma Labra Ru{\'i}z and Daniel Santamar{\'i}a del {\'A}ngel and Hugo Ju{\'a}rez Olgu{\'i}n and Miroslava Lindoro Silva},
  journal={Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment},
  pages={2837 - 2845}
For many years, depressive disorder (DD) was considered a transient and natural disease of people’s mood. Its etiology had been attributed mainly to biochemical alterations of the monoamines and their receptors. Nevertheless, its prevalence and considerable impact on the family and social environment of those afflicted by it have placed the disease as a global public health problem. Neuroprogression is the term used to describe the changes in several psychiatric conditions evidenced and… 

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