mental illness

The Genetics of Being a Morning Person

January 29, 2019
It might not make you “wealthier and wise,” but being early to bed and early to rise is associated with greater wellbeing, according to a new large-scale genetic study looking...
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The Genetics of Mental Illness

March 04, 2013
Researchers have long believed that genetics put some people at higher risk for mental illness than others, but exactly which genes are involved has remained a mystery. Even very large...
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Study Finds Genetic Information Has Done Little to Increase Tolerance of Mental Illness

September 02, 2008
Biomedical research conducted in the last decade has impressed upon society that mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, alcohol dependence and major depression can have genetic bases. Unfortunately, the public’s scientific...
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