Do you agree that depression can be heritable?

Asked on 11.12.2018 in All Questions,   Psychology.
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Being a victim of bullying during childhood is another factor in early life environment related to depression. Ttofi et al. conducted a systematic review of longitudinal studies investigating whether the relationship between being a victim of bullying in school and later depression remains after controlling for other childhood risk factors for depression. They found the likelihood of being depressed even up to 36 years later was significantly greater in those who had experienced bullying. Being bullied remained a significant risk factor for depression even after controlling for several other childhood risk factors. These results indicate that being a victim of bullying during childhood is an independent contributor to future depression. All of the above evidence supports the idea that depression has its origins in early life environment. However, it’s not just environmental factors that can lead...
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