There is growing evidence for inflammation as a risk factor for depression, and vice-versa. However, the underlying question of whether one causes the other has not been tested using naturally occurring fluctuations in inflammatory biomarkers or symptoms. This study separates predictors into between-person and within-person components to gain greater clarity about this relationship. Importantly, with this approach, within-person variance components can test potential causal associations between variables while controlling for differences in an individual’s average levels of a predictor.
To read this article in full you will need to make a payment
Purchase one-time access:Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
One-time access price info
- For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
- For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'
Subscribe:Subscribe to Biological Psychiatry
Already a print subscriber? Claim online access
Already an online subscriber? Sign in
Register: Create an account
Institutional Access: Sign in to ScienceDirect
© 2020 Published by Elsevier Inc.