Depressive disorder

Depressive disorder is a common, varied, and potentially devastating illness affecting people of all ages. Depression carries a significantly greater risk of substance abuse, suicide, poor psychosocial outcome, poor academic performance, amongst other.

It can be effectively treated with antidepressant drugs and psychotherapy however the risk of relapse continues many years after remission. Lifestyle, environment and nutritional or metabolic factors play a major role in the triggering, outcome, recovery or recurrence of depression.

Functional and nutritional biology supports in the exploration and identification of aetiology of the various functional disorders, the pathophysiology and the multiple clinical forms of depression.

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