Phycology

Couples Anxiety

Anxiety and Genetics – Is Anxiety Inherited?

Is Anxiety Genetic?  Mental illness is highly prevalent across the U.S. Anxiety disorders make up a considerable proportion of diagnosed mental illnesses. The National Association on Mental Illness (NAMI) says that 18% of all Americans suffer from a type of anxiety disorder. But is anxiety genetic? This is a debate scientists have had for some …

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How Does Genetic Testing for Psychiatric Medication Work?

Genetic Testing for Psychiatric Medications   In 2019, there were more than 13.1 million adults with Serious Mental Illnesses (SMIs). The prevalence of mental illness can make treatment difficult as each person can respond differently to medication. As a result, treating psychiatric disorders and severe mental illness is often a game of trial and error …

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