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Gendered Mechanisms Underlie the Relation Between Pubertal Timing and Adult Depressive Symptoms

01 Jun 2018

Sex differences in depression emerge in adolescence, in concert with puberty. Off-time maturers, especially early-maturing girls, report more depressive symptoms than their same-sex peers. Recent evidence shows that these pubertal timing effects persist into adulthood, but the underlying mechanisms are unclear.

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