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Why are some depressed, others resilient? Scientists home in one part of the brain.

Many of us find ourselves swimming along in the tranquil sea of life when suddenly a crisis hits — a death in the family, the loss of a job, a bad breakup. Some power through and find calm waters again, while others drown in depression.



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University of Stellenbosch
South African Medical Research Council
University of Cape Town
International Brain Research Organization