Depression has been found to be a more neurobiological active disease than previously thought.
Researchers have developed a model that maps the body’s immune and inflammatory response against the clinical phase of depression. They found that different immune factors are present depending on the phase.
This research could influence treatment of depression dependent on the patient’s phase.
Lead author Dr Bernhard Baune said some common treatments may not work because they did not correspond with the current phase of depression.Read more at University of Adelaide