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Archive for December 18, 2015

Depression is more than a “mental health” problem and we can now measure its risk

An objective measurement to identify individuals at risk of developing depression?
An objective measurement to identify individuals at risk of developing depression?

These feels drawn by the one, the only, and the oatmeal, or is it just one of those?

A network of interacting brain regions known as the default mode network (DMN) was found to have stronger connections in adults and children with a high risk of depression compared to those with a low risk. These findings suggest that increased DMN connectivity is a potential precursor, or biomarker, indicating a risk of developing major depressive disorder (MDD).

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