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In the “I could have told you that” department

March 31, 2009

Formerly depressed women show patterns of brain activity when they are criticized by their mothers that are distinctly different from the patterns shown by never depressed controls, according to a new study from Harvard University. The participants reported being completely well and fully recovered, yet their neural activity resembled that which has been observed in depressed individuals in other studies.

via Mother’s Criticism Causes Distinctive Neural Activity Among Formerly Depressed.

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