Depression and Risk of Fracture and Bone Loss: An Updated Meta-analysis of Prospective Studies
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Summary This meta-analysis pooled results from 23 qualifying individual cohort studies and found that depression was significantly associated with an increased risk of fractures and bone loss. Introduction The association between depression and risk of fracture remains controversial. We conducted a comprehensive meta-analysis to examine the effect of depression on the risk of osteoporotic fractures and bone loss. Methods We searched databases and reviewed citations in relevant articles for eligible cohort studies. Two investigators independently conducted study selection, appraisal, and data abstraction through the use of a standardized protocol. Random effect models were used for meta-analysis. Cochrane Q and I2 statistics were used to assess heterogeneity. Funnel plots and rank correlation tests were used to evaluate publication bias. Results Twenty-three studies were included for meta-analysis… See full text for full abstract.
Antidepressant; Bone loss; Depression; Depressive disorder; Fracture; Meta-analysis; Review
Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Osteopathic Medicine and Osteopathy
Depression and Risk of Fracture and Bone Loss: An Updated Meta-analysis of Prospective Studies.
Osteoporosis International, 29(6),