Inflammatory Depression: A Trifecta of Trouble
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The search for simple answers in psychiatry knows no bounds. As a field, we have spent decades searching for the kind of 1-to-1 correspondence between mechanism and disorder that so many other fields of medicine enjoy. Twenty years ago, the proposal that major depressive disorder (MDD) might be an inflammatory disorder would have been considered a fringe proposition at best; today, it has become quite the rage to view MDD as just this type of immune condition.
J Clin Psychiatry 2014;75(6):663-664
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