Depression shrinks Human Brain

brain1A study was conducted where 15 research institutes from across the world collaborated and examined the data of 8,927 people, 1,728 of whom had major depression .

University of Sydney found that The more episodes of depression a person had, the greater the reduction in hippocampus ( an area of the brain responsible for memory and emotion) size.

Persistent depression harm to the hippocampus the more you leave it untreated. The damage to the brain comes from recurrent illness.