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Brain’s Hippocampal Volume, Social Environment Affect Adolescent Depression
Article about new paper by Amanda Guyer

UC Davis News, May 17, 2017

Research on depression in adolescents in recent years has focused on how the physical brain and social experiences interact. A new University of California, Davis, study, however, shows that adolescents with large hippocampal volume were more, or less, susceptible to feelings of depression depending on how unsafe — or conversely — protected they felt in their home and community environments.

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