Young Adults Who Had Depression Have 'Hyper-Connected' Brain Networks

Young adults who struggled with depression in adolescence appear to have "hyper-connected" networks in their brain, researchers are reporting.

The findings might improve understanding of depression and could lead to new ways to predict, prevent and treat the illness, according to the University of Illinois at Chicago researchers.

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Rachel Jacobs

Rachel Jacobs PhD

Dr. Jacobs worked on the National Institute of Mental Health’s largest investigation of treatments for adolescent depression and made specific contributions to understanding cognitive mediators of ...

Scott A. Langenecker

Scott A. Langenecker PhD

Dr. Langenecker is a clinical neuropsychologist, and neuroimaging specialist who focuses on the translational neuroscience of mood disorders. His goal is to contribute to work defining the neural c ...