What do statistics say about the likelihood of adults experiencing depression?

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Cheong et al., analysed baseline data from a cohort of 2047 adults aged 50-69.  Nearly 24% reported at least once ACE, exposure to ACEs was associated with the likelihood of developing depressive symptoms, but only in those with little social support. Suggesting having a support system around you can negate the risk of developing depression after experiencing ACEs. Ege et al investigated the relationship between ACEs and geriatric depression. In a sample of 8051 adults over the age of 60, they found a significant correlation between depression and all kinds of ACEs. Forced sexual intercourse was the only ACE where only a single occurrence was significantly related to depression...
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