Preschool Depression Affects Brain's Gray Matter (audio) Washington University School of Medicine Share Print E-Mail Loading audio... Caption Some disorders that strike early in life can continue to cause problems throughout life. That appears to be the case for some people with depression, and now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that the brains of children who suffer clinical depression as preschoolers develop abnormally, compared with preschoolers who aren't affected by the disorder. Credit Washington University BioMed Radio Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.