Depression Diversity: Brain Studies Reveal Big Differences Among Individuals

Thursday, May 8, 2008 - 09:35 in Health & Medicine

Depressed people may have far fewer of the receptors for some of the brain's "feel good" stress-response chemicals than non-depressed people, new research shows. And even among depressed people, the numbers of these receptors can vary greatly -- and may be linked with the severity of their symptoms and response to treatment.

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