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Curr Diab Rep. 2009 Feb;9(1):51-9.

Metabolic syndrome and major depressive disorder: co-occurrence and pathophysiologic overlap.

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Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Unit, University Health Network, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada. roger.mcintyre@uhn.on.ca

Abstract

The metabolic syndrome and its components are associated with depressive symptomatology. This article discusses the rate of co-occurrence and the points of pathophysiologic commonality between the metabolic syndrome and major depressive disorder.

PMID:
19192425
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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