Childhood poverty linked to brain changes related to depression

Childhood-poverty-linked_smAs reported in the MNT.

Researchers identified brain changes among children from low-income families that were associated with depression. Children from poorer families are more likely to experience changes in brain connectivity that put them at higher risk of depression, compared with children from more affluent families. This is the conclusion of the new study by researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO

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