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Genetic or not ?

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scorpio58

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What do you guys think about the prospect of bipolar being a genetic consequence ? There seem to be many theories out there, lifes stressful events, emotional illiteracy, chemical imbalances and now I understand that they think it could be genetic. What do you think ?

Jane
 
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Twylight

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I think it's Genetic, but it can miss generations

It pops up again depending on enviromental factors

Like: unemployment, poverty, misery,stress - loss of loved ones, etc..
 
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scorpio58

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I guess at the end of the day it doesnt really matter does it. It is what it is.
 
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jax

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I do believe that it's genetic. However, in saying that, there is not anyone in my family how has a mental illness. I am sure there must be someone way back that I don't know about who has a mental illness.
 
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