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New Hypothesis & Treatment Targets Of Depression: An Integrated View Of Key Findings

Research Summary | April 1, 2016

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Key Messages Monoamine deficiency can only partially explain the pathogenesis of major depressive disorder (MDD). Extensive research has led to the development of several new hypotheses regarding the mechanisms of MDD and potential therapeutic targets. Rather than being contradictory to one another, new hypotheses of MDD appear to be complementary and mutually linked. Decreased brain-derived…

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