Early childhood depression alters brain development

The brains of children who suffer clinical depression as preschoolers develop abnormally, compared with the brains of preschoolers unaffected by the disorder, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. EurekAlert

JL Luby et al (2015) Early childhood depression and alterations in the trajectory of gray matter maturation in middle childhood and early adolescence? JAMA Psychiatry

 

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