Review: the role of inflammation in depression.

  title={Review: the role of inflammation in depression.},
  author={Amisha Patel},
  journal={Psychiatria Danubina},
  volume={25 Suppl 2},
The role of inflammation in major depressive disorder (MDD) has been of growing interest over the past two decades and evidence suggests it plays a role in depression. Evidence linking inflammation to MDD comes from three different observations (a) elevated levels of inflammatory markers in patients with MDD, even in the absence of illness, (b) co-occurrence of MDD with inflammatory illnesses and (c) increased risk of MDD with cytokine treatment. Cytokines have been found to influence almost… CONTINUE READING
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