How stress and genes interact to shape the brain
Table of Contents
- Why are some people so affected by stress?
- Short genes are involved other mental health problems too
- Short genes, alcohol use, and childhood experience
- The serotonin transporter gene in anxiety and depression
- Hey, where do I get my genes tested?
- What happens inside people’s brains when they’re depressed?
- Why do some parts of the brain atrophy during major depression?
- What is causing brain atrophy in depression?
- Some good news: Antishrink molecules!
- All the players on one stage
- Can the shrinkage be reversed?
- Putting it all together