Postpartum depression may be caused by biological changes in the brain, not hormones, researchers say.

Biological changes in the brain may be responsible for postpartum depression in new mothers -- not hormonal changes, as is widely believed, according to a new study.
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( Christine Cotter/Los Angeles Times )

Biological changes in the brain may be responsible for postpartum depression in new mothers -- not hormonal changes, as is widely believed, according to a new study.

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