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Re: Genealogy and Mental Illnesses in the family

Hereditary insanity is one of those things we really don't know very much about. Schizophrenia seems to have a hereditary component, but despite lots of research doctors still don't know how its inherited (Then again, geneticists aren't sure how eye color is inherited; genetics are very complex, its not as simple as that Mendelian chart they taught you in 10th grade). Here's an article you find find interesting:

http://www.mhsource.com/expert/exp1082701d.html


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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