Statins have been proposed as a strategy for treating depression, but their benefit in the absence of concurrent antidepressant treatment is unclear. This meta-analysis investigated the antidepressant effects of statin monotherapy in the general population.

The effects of statin monotherapy on depressive symptoms: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Pesci, Nicola Rizzo;Rosso, Gianluca;
2022-01-01

Abstract

Statins have been proposed as a strategy for treating depression, but their benefit in the absence of concurrent antidepressant treatment is unclear. This meta-analysis investigated the antidepressant effects of statin monotherapy in the general population.
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Antidepressant; Depression; Depressive symptoms; Statin; meta-analysis; Antidepressive Agents; Humans; Depression; Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
De Giorgi, Riccardo; Waters, Shona; Pesci, Nicola Rizzo; Rosso, Gianluca; Cowen, Philip J; Harmer, Catherine J
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