Research and analysis

Synopsis of causation: depressive disorder

This document contains a synopsis of causation occurring in depressive disorder.



This document provides information on depressive disorder. It has been compiled by medical practitioners and validated by external consultants within a relevant field. However, it is not intended as a comprehensive compendium of the literature on the specific condition.

This synopsis of causation was authored by Dr Kimberley A Jensen, Medical Author, Medical Text, Edinburgh and validated by Dr Anthony Cleare, Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine, London.

Published 1 September 2008