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Impact of the Interaction Between the 5HTTLPR Polymorphism and Maltreatment on Adolescent Depression. A Population-Based Study
Serotonin plays a central role in mood regulation and the development of depressive disorders. The present study investigated whether a functional polymorphism (5HTTLPR) of the serotonin transporterExpand
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Postpartum depression symptoms: a case–control study on monoaminergic functional polymorphisms and environmental stressors
Objective Postpartum depression (PPD) is an under diagnosed and under treated mood disorder, with negative impact on both the mother and the infant's health. The aim of this study is to examineExpand
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Emotional and cognitive functional imaging of estrogen and progesterone effects in the female human brain: A systematic review
Ovarian hormones are pivotal for the physiological maintenance of the brain function as well as its response to environmental stimuli. There is mounting evidence attesting the relevance of endogenousExpand
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Corticolimbic anatomical characteristics predetermine risk for chronic pain.
SEE TRACEY DOI101093/BRAIN/AWW147 FOR A SCIENTIFIC COMMENTARY ON THIS ARTICLE: Mechanisms of chronic pain remain poorly understood. We tracked brain properties in subacute back pain patientsExpand
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Postpartum depressive symptoms and the BDNF Val66Met functional polymorphism: effect of season of delivery
Postpartum depression (PPD) is an often underdiagnosed and undertreated mood disorder, with negative impact on the mother’s and infant’s health. Seasonal variation has been discussed as a risk factorExpand
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Biological Aspects of Postpartum Depression
In comparison with the vast epidemiological literature on postpartum depression (PPD), relatively few studies have examined the biological aspects of the disorder. However, research into theExpand
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Maltreatment, MAOA, and Delinquency: Sex Differences in Gene–Environment Interaction in a Large Population-Based Cohort of Adolescents
The present study investigated a possible interaction between a functional polymorphism in the MAOA gene promoter (MAOA-VNTR) and childhood maltreatment in the prediction of adolescent male andExpand
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The clock gene PER2 and sleep problems: Association with alcohol consumption among Swedish adolescents
Abstract Background. Alcohol abuse is associated with sleep problems, which are often linked to circadian rhythm disturbances. Previous studies have separately examined the effects of mutations inExpand
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Prenatal and Postpartum Evening Salivary Cortisol Levels in Association with Peripartum Depressive Symptoms
Background The biology of peripartum depression remains unclear, with altered stress and the Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal axis response having been implicated in its pathophysiology. Methods TheExpand
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Three-way interaction effect of 5-HTTLPR, BDNF Val66Met, and childhood adversity on depression: A replication study
Both the serotonin transporter linked promoter region (5-HTTLPR) and the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) Val66Met polymorphisms have been shown to interact with unfavourable environment inExpand
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