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Faster biological ageing could increase risk for depression in childhood

Faster biological ageing could increase risk for depression in childhood

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Genetic factors which predispose people to accelerated 'biological ageing' also increase their risk of developing depression in childhood, according to a new study from King's College London.
Deprivation in early childhood can affect mental health in adulthood

Deprivation in early childhood can affect mental health in adulthood

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Despite living in strong and supportive families for over 20 years, many children exposed to severe early deprivation in Romanian institutions aged 0-3 experience a range of mental health problems in early adulthood, according to new King's College London research.
Maths and maps make you nervous? It could be in your genes

Maths and maps make you nervous? It could be in your genes

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Our genes play a significant role in how anxious we feel when faced with spatial and mathematical tasks, such as reading a map or solving a geometry problem, according to a new study by researchers from King's College London.
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Veterans' Mental Health - 'The Wider Perspective'

Veterans' Mental Health - 'The Wider Perspective'

Date
16 Mar 2017
Location
King’s College London Strand Campus, London WC2R 2LS, The Great Hall
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Following on from two highly annual successful events, this one day conference will again be hosted by the King's Centre for Military Health Research (KCMHR). The day will be a series of wide ranging presentations and debates related to the mental health of the Armed Forces Community.
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