#4: What is depression? Who is at risk for depression? What is the role of hormones, circadian rhythms, trauma, and the HPA axis?
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#4: What is depression? Who is at risk for depression? What is the role of hormones, circadian rhythms, trauma, and the HPA axis?

Is there any role of hormones in depression, hormone imbalance, postpartum depression, premenstrual dysphoric disorder? Is depression more common in women, girls, teens? What is the role of sleep, circadian rhythms, insomnia, and melatonin? What is the relationship between trauma, cortisol (stress hormone), the HPA axis, and trauma informed care with depression?

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