Oxidative stress and major depression.

  title={Oxidative stress and major depression.},
  author={Ashutosh Bajpai and Akhilesh Kumar Verma and Mona Srivastava and Ragini Srivastava},
  journal={Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR},
  volume={8 12},
BACKGROUND Major causative factor for major depression is inflammation, autoimmune tissue damage and prolonged psychological stress, which leads to oxidative stress. The aim of this study was to know the association of free radicals and antioxidant status in subjects suffering from major depression. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty patients diagnosed as a case of unipolar depression as per DSM IV, fulfilling the inclusion and exclusion criteria were compared with 40 healthy age and sex matched… CONTINUE READING
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