Depression: Predisposition already acquired in the womb?

Can a person actually be born with a predisposition to depression? The FWF is currently supporting a new project to investigate this challenging question. Specifically, a research team led by Prof. Daniela Pollak at the Medical University of Vienna is attempting to determine whether immune responses in pregnant women lead to a subsequent tendency for depression in their children

https://www.fwf.ac.at/en/research-in-practice/project-presentations/2015/pv2015-kw06/