Why Does Mental Illness Run in Families?

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

,It's in the genes,, is often the answer to why some families have a higher prevalence of mental illness in the family tree. But what role does trauma and adverse childhood experiences play? How can those experiences echo through the generations? And does the prevailing genetic view sideline trauma and inhibit individuals from engaging with their past? The Agenda examines mental illness in families.
Episode:
The Impacts of Trauma on Mental Health
Aired:
Feb 11, 2021
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