Scientists find link between depression and schizophrenia
A type of depression may affect people who are genetically at risk of schizophrenia, a new study has suggested.

The University of Edinburgh research team said its findings could help to shed light on the causes of depression, which affects about one in five people.

It could also pave the way for better diagnosis and treatments for people suffering from the condition, experts believe.

There is currently no test for diagnosing depression, which has symptoms such as persistent low mood, losing interest in life and thoughts of self-harming.

Experts have suggested the condition may be a number of different illnesses with varying causes and effects....

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