SOURCE: Medical News Today
DATE: February 18, 2014
EXCERPT: "According to a survey from the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 11.2% of teens in the US aged between 13 and 18 years have suffered from severe depression at some point in their lives. Now, researchers from the UK have discovered the first biomarker that could predict the likelihood of clinical depression in teenage boys. " more
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Owens M, Herbert J, Jones PB, Sahakian BJ, Wilkinson PO, Dunn VJ, Croudace TJ, Goodyer IM. Elevated morning cortisol is a stratified population-level biomarker for major depression in boys only with high depressive symptoms. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Mar 4;111(9):3638-43.