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By On January 12th, 2018

Depression tests may not account for black teens

Mental illness can affect anyone. Depression can strike no matter what age you are, or what race you are. Additionally, depression tends to present in one of only a few different ways across all races or other demographics. However, a new study suggests one vulnerable group may be the exception. According to a report published…

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By On January 18th, 2016

Poor Childhood Associated With Poor Brain Connectivity, Depression

Childhood poverty has been linked with numerous negative health effects, including an increased risk of depression. However, until now scientists have not really been able to explain the connection aside from making guesses about how economic pressures may impact the brain. Now, researchers from Washington University St. Louis may have the first evidence showing how…

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