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    The Role Of Genetics on the Onset of Bipolar Disorder

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    What role do genetics play in the onset of bipolar disorder?

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

    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.

    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 parent(s). That person may actively suffer from the illness or simply ...

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    Bipolar disorder is a psychological disorder caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain and marked by extreme fluctuations in moods (mania and depression), with some periods of normal mood. The illness is caused by several factors, such as genetics. Below is an in depth explanation of the role of genetics on the onset of Bipolar.

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