Medical News Today: Why depression, trauma can make you age faster

| Posted in Brain Disease, Brain Education, Brain Research

A new study has found that people living with major depressive disorder are biologically older than people without depression, and that childhood trauma exacerbates this effect. The results illuminate the epigenetic mechanisms that might explain this discrepancy. Major depression is one of the most common mental health problems in the United States. (October 9, 2018)

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