Depression in adolescents linked to increased risk of cardiovascular disease

Depression affects about 8% of adolescents worldwide and is a known risk factor for premature cardiovascular disease (CVD) in adulthood. While the reasons for this risk are not well understood, a study from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) has found that certain subgroups of adolescents with depression have an even higher risk of developing CVD.

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