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Traumatic experiences boost the effect of depression-linked genes

By Jessica Hamzelou Many people have genetic variants that are linked to depressionRichardBakerRisk / Alamy Stock Photo Experiencing trauma or having certain genetic variants can both put you at risk of depression. But nature and nurture can also interact: traumatic events appear to amplify the effect of genetic risk factors, according to research involving 73,000… Read More »