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Another Group Of Genes That May Raise Depression Risk Spotted, University In Budapest Study


3/26/2014 6:05:48 AM

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Scientists report that they have found another group of genes that might increase a person's risk of developing depression. The genes' effect appears to be small, but scientists hope their discovery will one day provide new targets for drug development. "Further research may identify people who are at risk of depression after life stresses due to specific personality traits and genetic variations," said study author Gyorgy Bagdy, chairman of the department of pharmacodynamics at Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary.

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