Biological explanations of depression - Genetics

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  • Created on: 29-03-13 10:28
  • Assuming there is a link between biological closeness and likeihood of developing depression. Studies show it seems to run in families and increased risk in first-degree relatives of people with unipolar depression. 
  • General comment on genetic knowledge: similar DNA, lead to coding of similar amino acids, similar proteins = and lead to less neurotransmitters = developing depression 
  • Twin studies…


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