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Long-term metabolic effects of stress and antidepressants : a novel paradigm of antidepressant-induced weight gain in the post-stress acclimation period

Lee, Suhyun


Despite the frequent use of antidepressants and the high incidence of obesity in Australia and many other developed countries, the relationship between major depressive disorder, obesity and antidepressant use remains complex. The association between antidepressant use and body weight gain has been widely reported. However, the pathophysiological mechanisms of this association are still poorly understood. In this thesis, an animal paradigm that addresses the "paradoxical" weight loss of rodents...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d51459310138
Access Rights: Restricted access


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