https://www.healthcentral.com/article/depression-gene-disproved-in-new-study
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Turns Out, There's No Such Thing as a 'Depression Gene'

Despite decades of research into whether specific genes make you more likely to be depressed, a large new study debunks this hypothesis completely.

Genetic code on a screen in a science lab.
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