Monday, April 8, 2013

Foetal Exposure To Excessive Stress Hormones In The Womb Linked To Adult Mood Disorders

Exposure of the developing foetus to excessive levels of stress hormones in the womb can cause mood disorders in later life and now, for the first time, researchers have found a mechanism that may underpin this process, according to research presented today (Sunday) at the British Neuroscience Association Festival of Neuroscience (BNA2013), in London.

Foetal Exposure To Excessive Stress Hormones In The Womb Linked To Adult Mood Disorders

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