Relationship of Oxidative Stress as a Link between Diabetes Mellitus and Major Depressive Disorder - PubMed
Both conditions, major depressive disorder (MDD) and diabetes mellitus (DM) are chronic and disabling diseases that affect a very significant percentage of the world's population. Studies have been sh... [Read More]
Odor perception in patients with mood disorders
Olfaction has obvious correlates with emotional processes but little is known about the several aspects of olfaction in psychiatric disorders characterized by mood disturbance. This research aims ... [Read More]
Cocaine- and Amphetamine-Regulated Transcript Peptide Plays a Role in the Manifestation of Depression: Social Isolation and Olfactory Bulbectomy Models Reveal Unifying Principles | Neuropsychopharmacology
We investigated the effect of cocaine- and amphetamine-regulated transcript (CART) peptide on depression-like behavior in socially isolated and olfactory bulbectomized (OBX) rats. Administration of CA... [Read More]
Is depression associated with increased oxidative stress? A systematic review and meta-analysis - PubMed
This meta-analysis finds that oxidative stress, as measured by 8-OHdG and F2-isoprostanes, is increased in depression. Larger-scale studies are needed to extend the evidence on oxidative stress in dep... [Read More]
Do You Need a Break from the “Noise”?
Introduce morning and/or bedtime mindfulness practice i.e. meditation, writing practice, breathing exercisesMonitor and reduce hours on social mediaMonitor and reduce news consumptionTake regular brea... [Read More]
The Effects of Rumination on Psychological and Biological Recovery from Stress in Depression
The Effects of Rumination on Psychological and Biological Recovery from Stress in Depression [Read More]
Evidence for an immune response in major depression: A review and hypothesis
"It is shown that major depression may be accompanied by systemic immune activation or an inflammatory response with involvement of phagocytic (monocytes, neutrophils) cells, T cell activation, B cell... [Read More]
The Social Competition Hypothesis of Depression | The British Journal of Psychiatry | Cambridge Core
It is postulated that the depressive state evolved in relation to social competition, involuntary losing strategy, enabling the individual to accept defeat in ritual agonistic encounters and to accomm... [Read More]