Like mother like daughter: putamen activation as a mechanism underlying intergenerational risk for depression

Published: 29/05/2017
Like mother like daughter: putamen activation as a mechanism underlying intergenerational risk for depression
Source: ACADEMIC.OUP.COM

Abstract Having a depressed mother is one of the strongest predictors for developing depression in adolescence. Given the role of aberrant reward processing in the onset and maintenance of depression, we examined the association between mothers’ and their daughters’ neural response to the anticipation of reward and loss. Fifteen non-depressed mothers with a history of recurrent depression and thei

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