Medical and Physiological Aspects of Depression

Medical and Physiological Aspects of Depression

March 2011 – Vol 13 – No. 1

State of the art

Epidemiology and treatment of depression in patients with chronic medical illness
Wayne. J. Katon (USA)

Translational research

Of sound mind and body: depression, disease, and accelerated aging
Owen M. Wolkowitz; Victor I. Reus, MD; Synthia H. Mellon (USA)

Inflammation in depression: is adiposity a cause?
Richard C. Shelton; Andrew H. Miller (USA)

The mind-body-microbial continuum
Antonio Gonzalez; Jesse Stombaugh; Catherine Lozupone; Peter J. Turnbaugh; Jeffrey I. Gordon; Rob Knight (USA)

Pharmacogenomics of antidepressant treatment effects
Julio Licinio, MD; Ma-Li Wong, MD

Clinical research

Major depressive disorder is a risk factor for low bone mass, central obesity, and other medical conditions
Giovanni Cizza (USA)

New insights into perinatal depression: pathogenesis and treatment during pregnancy and postpartum
Samantha Meltzer-Brody (USA)

Depression and end-of-life care for patients with cancer
Donald L. Rosenstein (USA)

Pharmacological aspects

Depressogenic effects of medications: a review
Christopher M. Celano; Oliver Freudenreich; Carlos Fernandez-Robles; Theodore A. Stern; Mario A. Caro; Jeff C. Huffman (USA)

Hormone treatment of depression
Russell T. Joffe (USA)

Brief report

Neurobiological mechanisms of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on the underlying neuro circuitry in unipolar depression
Chris Baeken; Rudi De Raedt (BEL)