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The Link Between Vitamin D and Depression

dc.contributor.authorAshraf, Kariman
dc.descriptionVitamin D is a unique secosteroid hormone formed mainly by photosynthesis, so an indoor lifestyle and sun-avoidance leads to deficiency.There has been an increase in the prevalence of Vitamin D deficiency and a ten-fold increase in spending on supplements in the US over the last decade .Knowledge of Vitamin D has grown exponentially and 95% of our current knowledge was published in the last 15 years. This demonstrates new mechanisms and diseases associated with deficiency including cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and premature mortalityen_US
dc.description.abstractRecent studies have shown that insufficient or deficient vitamin D status may be linked to increased risk of depressive conditions or depression. The aim of this paper was to review all available evidence on vitamin D, depression, and any association between themen_US
dc.publisherfaculty of Basic Medical Science - Libyan International Medical Universityen_US
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dc.titleThe Link Between Vitamin D and Depressionen_US

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