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Early puberty linked to possible depression in women

Early puberty linked to possible depression in women

December 26, 2017 05:24 PM

Girls who mature at a young age face an increased risk of depression and other problems as adults.

Past research has shown a link between early puberty and teen depression. However, a new Cornell University study of nearly 8,000 women suggests these risks continue far longer.

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Girls who started their periods early were more likely to develop depression and aggressive behaviors during adolescence and as young adults.

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