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Depressed Preschoolers Show Brain Changes, Scans Find

July 10th, 2013

A brain region that processes emotions works differently in preschoolers with depression than in those without the mental health disorder, a new study shows.

The findings could lead to ways to identify and treat depressed children earlier in the course of the illness, potentially preventing problems later in life, according to the researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

See more at http://health.usnews.com/health-news/news/articles/2013/07/08/depressed-preschoolers-show-brain-changes-scans-find.

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