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Neuroticism May Predict Depression
October 05, 2006 08:05 AM
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A longitudinal study of more than 20,000 Swedish twins has found the personality trait of neuroticism is a strong predictor of the development of major depression later in life. Between 1972 and 1973, the twins answered questionnaires related to neuroticis...

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Estrogen Linked to Anorexia
January 02, 2008 09:40 AM
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High levels of estrogen in the womb may increase risk of anorexia, shows new research published in the Archives of General Psychiatry.

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Is Happiness Genetic?
March 05, 2008 10:40 AM
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While about half of the happiness we experience in life comes from factors such as relationships and health, the rest of it may be a matter of inheriting the right genes, shows a new study on twins.

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