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Depression Symptoms & Personality Traits in Older Chinese Adults Over 60 (2024 Study)

Depression is a multifaceted mental health condition that deeply affects individuals worldwide, particularly the older population. A study in Chinese individuals ages 60 and above sheds light on the complex interplay between depressive symptoms and personality traits, revealing critical insights that could transform how we identify and treat depression in older adults. This research not …

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Genetics of Major Depression vs. Symptom Scales (PHQ-9 & CIDI-SF) (2023 Study)

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) presents a significant challenge in mental health, with its complex genetic and symptomatic landscape. Recent research focusing on the UK Biobank data has compared the genetic underpinnings of MDD symptoms assessed by the PHQ-9 and CIDI-SF tools. This comparison has highlighted significant differences in their genetic correlations and implications for understanding …

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