The relevance of oxidative stress status in first episode and recurrent depression.

@article{tefnescu2012TheRO,
  title={The relevance of oxidative stress status in first episode and recurrent depression.},
  author={Cristinel Ștefănescu and Alin Ciobica},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2012},
  volume={143 1-3},
  pages={34-8}
}
Oxidative and nitrosative stress (O&NS) could play an important role in the pathophysiology of major depression (MDD). The aim of the present work was to evaluate the specific activity of the main peripheral antioxidant defences (superoxide dismutase--SOD and glutathione peroxidase--GPX) and the level of malondialdehyde--MDA (a lipid peroxidation maker), in depressed patients, as compared to an age-matched control group. Also, we were interested to see if there are any differences between first… CONTINUE READING
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