Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

dietary habits

Depressive disorders development in connection with gut microflora and dietary factors

Year: 2016, volume 12 Issue: №2 Pages: 168-174
Heading: Psychiatry Article type: Review
Authors: Shuldyakov А.А., Barylni Y.B., Lyapina Е.Р., Ramazanova K.Kh., Filippova N.V.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University

The morbidity of depressive disorders and their role in the formation of different human pathologies emphasize the actuality of searching for new approaches in the prophylaxis and treatment of depressions. The modification of gut microbiota may be a perspective direction of clinical investigation. Development in this area is based on the review of trials which confirm the significance of gut microflora composition in regulation of mental functions in particular mood and behavior as well as the role of diet in the development of depressions. The hypothesis of the role of gut microbiota in the development of depressive conditions was discussed.

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