AUTHORS : Teli Barhai Anju, Baruah Jahnabi, Goswami Kumar Hiranya, Gupta Pratim DOI No. : DOI Link. : Introduction: Depression, a mood disorder is a common mental
health problem in all sections of people of the society, and it
causes physical, psychological and social symptoms. So,
keeping this in mind, the study is carried out to estimate serum
zinc in cases of depression and compare the levels with that of
age and sex matched healthy controls. Aim: To measure the
serum zinc in clinically diagnosed patients with depression
and study their levels in different age groups and gender.
Methods: serum zinc estimation is done by colorimetric method.
Serum albumin estimation is done by Bromocresol Green(BCG)
method. Results: Serum zinc was significantly (p<0.01) lower