In depression the brain region for stress control is larger

In depression the brain region for stress control is larger

In depression the brain region for stress control is larger

Although depression is one of the leading psychiatric disorders, its cause remains unclear. A recent study found that those affected by depressive disorder have a larger hypothalamus compared to their healthy counterparts. This could explain why many sufferers show increased levels of the stress hormone cortisol and are very often afflicted with periods of tension.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180920115531.htm