Early-life exposure to severe famine found to be related to subsequent risk of depressive symptoms in late adulthood…

A research study from the University of Georgia has revealed that exposure to famine during specific moments in early life is associated with depression later in life. The study with aimed to estimate the burden of depressive symptoms and the association of famine exposure with depressive symptoms found that famine contributed to 13.6% of the depressive symptom burden in the research population

Link to research: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/the-british-journal-of-psychiatry/article/earlylife-exposure-to-severe-famine-and-subsequent-risk-of-depressive-symptoms-in-late-adulthood-the-china-health-and-retirement-longitudinal-study/6346B3EDE09E289E360D3E1942F72628

 

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