Depression Accelerates Aging

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•46 Nov 14, 2013

Lab tests have shown that the cells of people who have suffered from severe depression appeared biologically older than the cells of non-depressed individuals, suggesting that the mental affliction speeds up the aging process in our bodies. What do you think?

  • “I had no idea Kirk Douglas was so depressed.”

    Heather Delbert –
    Metal Polisher

  • “It’s a good thing I avoid depression by going to the tanning booth and eating whatever I want.”

    Diego Zuber –
    Naval Architect

  • “Just in case you were wondering, happiness won’t make you any younger.”

    Jeremy Ashwill –
    Vehicle Painter

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