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Genetics: dynamic cellular aging markers associated with major depression.

Authors: Iiris I. Hovatta
Published: 05/20/2015, Current biology : CB


Psychiatric diseases are associated with an increased rate of somatic age-related illness. A new study sheds light on putative mediating cellular mechanisms by linking increased mitochondrial DNA copy number and decreased telomere length to childhood stress and major depression.

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