9 Scientific Reasons You Feel Depressed

7. Genetics.

Genetics - Paul Frymoyer

Genetics – Paul Frymoyer

Depression may be linked to your genetics.While sixty percent of individuals who are diagnosed with depression have causes linked to environmental factors, forty percent can trace a genetic link through their families. People with parents or siblings who suffer from depression are three times more likely to suffer as well. Scientists are not sure whether it is completely due to heredity or mostly linked to common environmental factors and influence.

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