Summary: When it comes to rapid learning, the biological brain seems to have an edge over…
Molecular ageing clocks – making the links between mental illness and shorter lifespans
People with mental health conditions such as depression or bipolar disorder suffer from worse physical health and have more age-related diseases than the general population, including cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Dr Julian Mutz and Professor Cathryn Lewis discuss their research on biological ageing in individuals with mental health conditions and highlight how their epidemiological studies may inform clinical research and practice.
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