How Genetics & Your Life Experiences Cause Bipolar Disorder - The Bipolar Jar Model - Dr. Jehannine Austin - talkBD Bipolar Disorder Podcast

How Genetics & Your Life Experiences Cause Bipolar Disorder – The Bipolar Jar Model

How much does genetics determine your chances of developing bipolar disorder? Why are people without any family history also getting diagnosed with bipolar disorder? Using the “bipolar jar” model, geneticist Dr. Jehannine Austin breaks down how your genetics and environment interact to cause bipolar disorder, and how protective factors can help to prevent episodes of depression and mania.

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