... That recurring depression can shrink the size of your hippocampus?
*The hippocampus in your brain is involved in forming emotions and memory. Our memory is not only about remembering events, people, or even passwords; it developes and maintains who we are. The hippocampus is also directly affected by estrogen.
*click on Brain Tour
So if your sense of self is altered, there is some loss to the emotional and behavioral function.
To find out more, click on Depression Affects Brain Structure.
Click on Depression Makes Your Brain Smaller.