Current Diabetes Reports

, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 51–59

Metabolic syndrome and major depressive disorder: Co-occurrence and pathophysiologic overlap


    • Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology UnitUniversity Health Network
  • Natalie L. Rasgon
  • David E. Kemp
  • Ha T. Nguyen
  • Candy W. Y. Law
  • Valerie H. Taylor
  • Hanna O. Woldeyohannes
  • Mohammad T. Alsuwaidan
  • Joanna K. Soczynska
  • Byungsu Kim
  • Maria T. Lourenco
  • Linda S. Kahn
  • Benjamin I. Goldstein

DOI: 10.1007/s11892-009-0010-0

Cite this article as:
McIntyre, R.S., Rasgon, N.L., Kemp, D.E. et al. Curr Diab Rep (2009) 9: 51. doi:10.1007/s11892-009-0010-0


The metabolic syndrome and its components are associated with depressive symptomatology. This article discusses the rate of co-occurrence and the points of pathophysiologic commonality between the metabolic syndrome and major depressive disorder.

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