Depression may accelerate the aging process

November 16, 2013

It seems like the blues can ruin a whole lot more than your day, week, or year. In addition to being linked with diabetes and other ailments, it may also accelerate the shortening of the telomeres on your DNA.

More and more evidence of the seriousness of depression comes every day, it seems. Now if only society could get rid of the stigma regarding mental health disorders so we can really start making progress on this stuff.