Researchers Identify Plasma Biomarkers of Mental Health Risk in Adolescents

Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland have discovered plasma protein-based biomarkers capable of identifying adolescents at risk of developing mental health issues. The results were published on July 31, 2023 in Nature Mental Health. The open-access article Is titled “Plasma Proteomics Discovery of Mental Health Risk Biomarkers in Adolescents.” An estimated 10-20% of adolescents struggle with mental health conditions, with the majority remaining undiagnosed and untreated. New, early indicators of mental health problems are urgently needed, as they could revolutionize early detection and, in the future, the prevention of mental health problems in young individuals.
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