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Stress, Depression, and Inflammation

Inflammation is a risk factor for many aging problems such as metabolic syndrome, Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and frailty (Jaremka et al., 2013). Inflammation can be enhanced by stress and depression, such as in the condition of troubled relationships. … Continue reading

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The Associations between Depression and Chronic Diseases

Depression is becoming a leading cause of disability with loss of work days globally. It is also one of the most important risk factors in many chronic diseases. Depression plays a critical role in the etiology, progression, and results of … Continue reading

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Childhood Abuse and Higher Health Risks across Multiple Systems in Adulthood

Although childhood abuse occur in the early stages of life, the powerful adverse influences on health extend to the adulthood even decades later over the life course, enhancing the risks in multiple systems for morbidity and mortality. The early life … Continue reading

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