Adults with depression and who take specific anti-depressants more likely to develop C. difficile

Interesting applied psychoimmunology study. Apparently depressed people’s guts don’t watch direct-to-consumer chemical-imbalance ads. Here is the abstract.

Depression, antidepressant medications, and risk of Clostridium difficile infection

Mary A M Rogers1*, M Todd Greene1, Vincent B Young1, Sanjay Saint1,2, Kenneth M Langa1,2, John Y Kao1 and David M Aronoff1

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BMC Medicine 2013, 11:121