Outline and evaluate one or more biological explanation of depression :)

Outline and evaluate one or more biological explanation of depression. In your evaluation, you should refer to research evidence (25 marks)

I can't remeber what I got on this essay, but I think it might have been a B :)

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Outline and evaluate one or more biological explanation of depression. In your
evaluation, you should refer to research evidence. (25 Marks)

One of the most popular explanations of depression is genetics; this theory states that
genes are to blame for the presence of depression. It also argues that depression, like…

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The final theory of the bio-chemical explanation of depression id the dopamine
hypothesis; this theory suggests that depression is caused by a deficiency of dopamine
within the brain. If there is a lack of dopamine, it could lead to a lack of reinforcement so
an individual would be unable to…

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