Earlier this month, a new study from the Department of Psychiatry and the HealthEmotions Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison of an extended family of monkeys provides important insights into how the risk of developing anxiety and depression is passed from parents to children.
A sampling of coverage of the study:
Boston Globe: Study offers insights into the biology of anxiety
LiveScience: Anxious Brains Are Inherited, Study Finds
The Daily Beast: Brain Scans Suggest Anxiety Is Hereditary