Child Abuse May Alter Genes in Suicide Victims, Study Says

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From McGill University's Public and Media Newsroom:


"A team of McGill University scientists has discovered important differences between the brains of suicide victims and so-called normal brains. Although the genetic sequence was identical in the suicide and non-suicide brains, there were differences in their epigenetic marking - a chemical coating influenced by environmental factors."

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