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    Testing for Picks/FTD?

    I've been reading up about said topic and have read conflicting things. Is picks disease/FTD hereditary? Are there genetic tests that can be done for family members?
  2. cpuusage

    Genetic analysis finds rare, damaging variants contribute to the risk of schizophrenia

    Genetic analysis finds rare, damaging variants contribute to the risk of schizophrenia i'm always a bit dubious of these genetic findings, due to epigenetic - environmental / psychological variables / impactors, & Nothing concrete ever seems to be found as to a primary biological etiology...
  3. cpuusage

    Personality trait or mental disorder? The same genes may weigh in on both

    Personality trait or mental disorder? The same genes may weigh in on both Personality trait or mental disorder? The same genes may weigh in on both - http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-personality-mental-illness-genes-20161208-story.html "You don’t need fancy...
  4. cpuusage

    Schizophrenia variants present in all

    More evidence that it's life experiences; sociological/environmental factors, & the individuals psychological/emotional reaction that is the pivotal aetiology? What does this inform us all about best/ideal treatment approaches if that is in fact the case? Schizophrenia variants present in all...
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    Mental illness genetically linked to drug use and misuse

    There are many reports of drug use leading to mental health problems, and we all know of someone having a few too many drinks to cope with a bad day. Many people who are diagnosed with a mental health disorder indulge in drugs, and vice versa. As severity of both increase, problems arise and...
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    Schizophrenia Twin Research as Reported in The Gene: An Intimate History — Getting the Facts Straight

    Schizophrenia Twin Research as Reported in The Gene: An Intimate History — Getting the Facts Straight It's all a genetic brain disease - Schizophrenia Twin Research as Reported in The Gene: An Intimate History — Getting the Facts Straight - Mad In America By Jay Joseph, Psy.D. Featured...
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    Extreme stresses causing bipolar?

    just wondering did anyone have any extreme stresses in their life and then was diagnosed with bipolar? Because I have no genetic history of bipolar in my family. So I'm still really confused.
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    Breaking News! The Cause of Schizophrenia Finally Discovered!(?)

    Breaking News! The Cause of Schizophrenia Finally Discovered!(?) - Mad In America On January 27, 2016, a study1 was published online in the prestigious journal Nature that touted the possibility of discovering some potential biological origins of an "illness" called "schizophrenia" (See note at...
  9. cpuusage

    Shamanism vs Schizophrenia

    Shamanism vs Schizophrenia https://toltecwarrior.wordpress.com/2010/04/03/shamanism-vs-schizophrenia/ The shaman is by no means the chief of the tribe. He is the one who is somewhat removed, even commonly living separately from the rest of the community. This person has the responsibility for...
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    Study suggests bipolar disorder has genetic links to autism

    A new study suggests there may be an overlap between rare genetic variations linked to bipolar disorder (BD) and those implicated in schizophrenia and autism. The study, by researchers at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Cold Spring Harbor...
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    What is shamanic energy medicine

    - WHAT IS SHAMANIC ENERGY MEDICINE - Energy Medicine For millennia the indigenous Wisdom Keepers, the medicine men and women of the Americas (in fact, of the world), developed methodologies for healing that were based on upgrading the quality of the luminous energy field (LEF). Also known as a...
  12. DavidJames

    Theory of dissociation as a natural function in the brain

    Trauma and genetic predisposition can create conditions in the brain where it may become impossible for the mind to recognise us. Faulty biochemistry from DNA in predisposition to schizophrenia may prevent cerebral recognition systems recognising us, and wildly unfamiliar thoughts and emotions...
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    Genetic research into ‘schizophrenia’ – how much can it actually tell us?

    Genetic research into ‘schizophrenia’ – how much can it actually tell us? https://blogs.canterbury.ac.uk/discursive/genetic-research-into-schizophrenia-how-much-can-it-actually-tell-us/
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    Schizophrenia is eight different diseases, not one

    Schizophrenia is eight different diseases, not one – Normalcy.info New research shows that schizophrenia is not a single disease, but a group of eight distinct disorders, each caused by changes in clusters of genes that lead to different sets of symptoms. The finding sets the stage for...
  15. Gajolene

    Massive breakthrough in Scitzophrenia Research released today

    Genetic study provides first-ever insight into biological origin of schizophrenia Partial quote, click link for full article. http://www.broadinstitute.org/news/7823 Over the past five years, geneticists led by the Broad Institute’s Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research and its...
  16. Onajourney29

    Going With The Mental Illness Ebb & Flow...

    Hi folks, First of all would like to offer compassion and understanding especially to people with anxiety. Have been living with it for years now and it truly can be life ruining. Also here for moral support. This site looks really welcoming and decent. :-) Think my anxiety stems from a...
  17. cpuusage

    Ernst Rüdin’s Unpublished Family Study of “Manic-Depressive Insanity” and the Genetics of Bipolar Disorder

    Ernst Rüdin’s Unpublished Family Study of “Manic-Depressive Insanity” and the Genetics of Bipolar Disorder Ernst R In a previous posting I described Swiss-German “Munich School” psychiatric genetics founder Ernst Rüdin’s long career as an advocate of racial hygienic (eugenic) policies in...
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    More harm than good? Genetic mental health tests

    For the first time in John R. Brown’s two-decade quest for the right medication to make his brain behave, his psychiatrist offered him hope in the form of what seemed like rock-solid science. By collecting the former editor’s DNA with a quick cheek swab, a new genetic test retailing at $3,800...
  19. pepecat

    What 'abnormal' really means.

    Abnormal Psychology studies abnormal behaviors; it examines the origins, manifestations, and treatments of disordered habits, thoughts, or drives. These may be caused by environmental, cognitive, genetic or neurological factors. While it is relatively easy to spot people who are distressed or...
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    Unwell - under the weather - Now Fully Recovered/Including Mental Health flare ups

    Unwell - under the weather - Now Fully Recovered/Including Mental Health flare ups HI all, I have been very unwell, under the weather for this week, however, I have now become much better following on from my genetic conditon, flare up, and eventually this late week, without not having done...
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