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2. Why isn't the relationship between serotonin and depression straightforward?

  • In some cases high serotonin can cause depressive states
  • Lowering serotonin in individuals who had never had depression had not effect on mood
  • Lowering serotonin in individuals who had never had depression increased mood

3. Evolutionary explanations suggest depression is:

  • A result of our rapidly changing EEA (Enviroment of evolutionary adaptation)
  • An honest signal of need, seeking social support
  • A display of attention-seeking behaviour

4. How do insecticides increase the odds of developing depression?

  • Disturb serotonin levels in the brain
  • Alter noradrenaline levels in the brain
  • They don't, they reduce the risk

5. How many people suffer from depression worldwide?

  • 220 million
  • 120 million
  • 140 million
  • 80 million

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