Early Stress May Sensitize Girls' Brains for Later Anxiety, University of Wisconsin-Madison Study  
11/12/2012 6:44:13 AM

For some girls, stressful experiences in the first year of life seem to drive hormonal changes later in childhood. And these chemical changes, in turn, lead to abnormal brain connectivity and signs of anxiety and depression at age 18, suggests a study published today in Nature Neuroscience1.