Vitamin D deficiency and depression in adults: systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{Anglin2013VitaminDD,
  title={Vitamin D deficiency and depression in adults: systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Rebecca E. S. Anglin and Zainab Samaan and Stephen D. Walter and Sarah Diana McDonald},
  journal={British Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={2013},
  volume={202},
  pages={100 - 107}
}
Background There is conflicting evidence about the relationship between vitamin D deficiency and depression, and a systematic assessment of the literature has not been available. Aims To determine the relationship, if any, between vitamin D deficiency and depression. Method A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies and randomised controlled trials was conducted. Results One case-control study, ten cross-sectional studies and three cohort studies with a total of 31 424… 
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