Anxiety is HEREDITARY: Brain scans reveal anxious parents are more likely to have nervous and depressed children. Researchers studied 600 rhesus monkeys from a multi-generational family. They measured anxiety-related behavior with structural brain imaging. Scans revealed a brain circuit linked with anxiety is inherited. Family therapist Mary Jo Rapini sees this as a growing trend which is getting worse. She joined the discussion on radio station 740 KTRH, Houston’s Morning News.
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