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Mental Illness and Genetics: Family History, and Protecting Your Mental Health

Have you ever wondered what causes mental illness, or thought about genetic testing for a condition like depression, schizophrenia, OCD, or bipolar disorder? Do you wonder what your family history of mental illness might mean for you or for your kids? Perhaps you have wondered if there is anything that you might be able to do to protect your mental health? If you have ever wondered about questions like these, this webinar is for you. It can be frightening to ask these questions, but the answers are often more reassuring than you might expect. 

Jehannine Austin, PhD, MSc, CGC, CCGC, presented the following webinar on Mental Illness and Genetics as part of the National Society of Genetic Counselors consumer webinar series.

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