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    Bipolar Disorder and Genetics

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    Do genes play a role in Bipolar Disorder? If so or not so, how? And what is the importance of this finding?

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    The best way to start is to define the terms bipolar and genetics and then identify how the two are inter-related and what the benefits of that knowledge are.

    What is the role of genetics on the onset of Bipolar?

    Bipolar disorder is also referred to as manic depressive disorder. It is a serious medical disorder that can cause extreme mood swings (hence bipolar). Genetics means that the person received the gene(s) from a biological ...

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    This solution explores bipolar disorder and genetics and how the two are inter-related.

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