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Unraveling the Biological Blueprint and Cognitive Impact
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Unraveling the Biological Blueprint and Cognitive Impact

Research investigating the depressed brain has identified particular genes, molecules, brain regions, and cognitive features linked to depression. The findings will be presented on Monday, November 13, 10-11 a.m. EST at Neuroscience 2023, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world's largest source of emerging news about brain science and health. High Prevalence of Severe Depression in the U.S. More than 8% of adults in the United States suffer from severe depression, and the percentage is higher among specific groups, including adolescents and older adults. Depression is a complex condition that includes many different genetic components and environmental risk factors. Scientists are working to understand the exact mechanisms in the brain that c...