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Thursday, October 25, 2012
Research: 74% of the relationship between major depression and life satisfaction could be explained by genes
It is largely genes that explain why we differ in our tendency to be satisfied and content with our lives. The stable tendency to see the bright side of life is associated with lower risk of major depression because some genetic factors influence both conditions. Genes involved in satisfaction and positivity thus give protection against major depression.