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Causes of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are not fully understood. Genetics and personal life events may contribute to PTSD causes.

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The truth about genetic variation in the serotonin transporter gene and response to stress and medication | The British Journal of Psychiatry

Anxiety affects all of us in varying degrees. You don’t have to be diagnosed with a clinical disorder to feel its insidious or intrusive effects. Fortunately, there are many ways to ease anxiety healthfully. Mindfulness is one effective practice that...

Where it was once thought that socio-cultural factors (e.g., media, parents, peers) and problems with self-esteem were the main causes, it is now understood that Anorexia is more of a brain disorder. Those other factors may contribute to an eating disorder-they are not the cause- There’s genetic susceptibility, and there are environmental stressors. But it’s definitely not a matter of free will—no one chooses to become Anorexic. Like any other illness, Anorexia is biologically based.

When ADHD Runs In The Family

Research is showing us that ADHD is highly heritable, but it's not the end of the world. Learn how ADHD is inherited + ADHD symptoms explained by a person who has it.

This surprising factor can make people 4600 percent more prone to addiction Sad, abused woman (Shutterstock)

Toxic Psychiatry: Why Therapy, Empathy and Love Must Replace the Drugs, Electroshock, and Biochemical Theories of the "New Psychiatry" by Peter R. Breggin,