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“Mental illness ’caused by chemistry'”

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This May 17, 2013 piece on the BBC News: Science and Environment website offers a look at some of the  breakthroughs and controversy surrounding science’s look at genetic patterns to understand mental illness.

“Mild mental illness ‘raises risk of premature death'”


Mental Health Awareness Ribbon

Mental Health Awareness Ribbon (Photo credit: Wikipedia)



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This August 1, 2012 article found on the BBC News Health website raises concern about the health risks faced by folks who have even mild depression or anxiety.  It has been well documented according to the article that folks with a serious mental illness have on average been dying about 20 years sooner than folks with no mental illness.




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