Depression /

by Spilsbury, Richard, Series: Genetic diseases and gene therapies. Edition statement:First edition. Physical details: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm. ISBN:1508182779; 9781508182771; 1508182760; 9781508182764.
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Includes bibliographical references (page 47), glossary, and index.

What is depression? -- Why do people develop depression? -- Inheriting depression -- Treating depression -- Living with depression -- Depression and gene therapy.

Depression, a medical disorder distinct from sadness or grief, affects people around the world of all ages, though many of them are not diagnosed or do not receive adequate treatment. This book explains the symptoms of depression, how it can vary across individuals, how to diagnose it, and ways to treat it and cope with it. The genetic risk factors of depression are explored, including how genetic therapy may help people with depression in the future.

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