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What causes a mental illness?

By July 17, 2014 - 10:40pm
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There are lots of mental health conditions out there. How are mental illnesses caused? Are you automatically born with a mental illness or do you develop it over time?

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Hello John,

Mental illnesses run the gamut from anxiety to bipolar disorder. Some conditions have a strong genetic link, such as depression and schizophrenia. Mental illnesses can be a result of environmental, biological and behavioral factors.

Researchers work tirelessly to determine the causes. So much is still unknown.


July 23, 2014 - 5:50pm
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