February 14th, 2012

More Evidence Links Low Vitamin D to Depression

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A large cross-sectional study of adults suggests a link between low vitamin D levels and depressive symptoms, particularly in individuals with a history of depression. Because the relationship between low vitamin D levels and depression was stronger in those with a prior history of depression, "it may be more of a marker for relapse than for new-onset," senior investigator E. Sherwood Brown, MD, PhD, head of the psychoneuroendocrine research program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, told Medscape Medical News…The study was published in the November 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Medscape, by Megan Brooks, 02/13/2012

Tags: depression, E. Sherwood Brown, Endocrinology / Diabetes, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Medscape Medical News, Neurology, Psychology and Psychiatry, psychoneuroendocrine research program, Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, vitamin D

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