Almost half of young women have insufficient vitamin D levels, which is linked to depression.
The new study also found that over one-third of young women had signs of clinical depression.
Dr David Kerr, the psychologist who led the study, said:
“Depression has multiple, powerful causes and if vitamin D is part of the picture, it is just a small part.
But given how many people are affected by depression, any little inroad we can find could have an important impact on public health.”
While many suspect a link between the vitamin deficiency and depression, studies have not often confirmed it. Continue reading.
Originally posted on PsyBlog.
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