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Dealing with stress: To cope or to quit?

We all deal with stress differently. For many of us, stress is a great motivator, but for others, stress triggers depression. Researchers are actively working to understand how and why this debilitating mental disease develops. Today, a team of researchers reveals a major insight into the neuronal basis of depression. They have identified the group of neurons in the brain that determines how a mouse responds to stress -- whether with resilience or defeat.
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