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Finding links between childhood abuse and depression in later life

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A recent study provides insights on links between childhood and in later life.

The research suggests that smaller and feelings of loneliness might be important risk factors for late-life in older adults with a history of childhood as well as with an earlier onset of

The findings highlight the importance of detecting the presence of childhood in adults with depression and possibly to integrate this into treatment.

"Apart from the presence of childhood abuse, also the age at depression onset is important to consider in older adults and might give some clues as to which factors are important in treatment," said Ilse Wielaard, of the VU University Medical Centre, in Amsterdam, The

The study has been published in the Journal of Geriatric

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 12:25 IST