(DigitalJournal) Unborn babies can contract depression from their mothers while they are still in their wombs, according to new research.
The Daily Mail reported various environmental and genetic factors can place children at an increased risk of mood and anxiety disorders. This factor is because of changes to the amygdala, a part of children's brains which controls emotion and stress. It is also linked to anxiety disorders.
Previous research on the topic has examined children years after they were born. It has not focused on when such changes begin.
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