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The Biggest Cause of Anxiety and Depression Is Traumatic Life Events

Stressed Man

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  • New research revealed that the single biggest determinant of anxiety and depression was traumatic life events, followed by to a lesser extent, family history of mental illness, income and education levels, relationship status and other social factors


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