Current Psychiatry Reports

, Volume 10, Issue 6, pp 495–502

Recent advances in understanding depression in adults with diabetes

  • Patrick J. Lustman
  • Sue M. Penckofer
  • Ray E. Clouse

DOI: 10.1007/s11920-008-0079-1

Cite this article as:
Lustman, P.J., Penckofer, S.M. & Clouse, R.E. Curr Psychiatry Rep (2008) 10: 495. doi:10.1007/s11920-008-0079-1


The authors review the science linking depression with diabetes. Some recent heuristic research is identified that highlights progress in the field and is directing future research. Issues in the management of depression in diabetes are outlined, including interactions of depression and insulin resistance.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick J. Lustman
    • 1
  • Sue M. Penckofer
  • Ray E. Clouse
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryWashington University School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA

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