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Discover how your genetics could be affecting your mental and emotional health and how you can get happier and healthier naturally!

Q & A with Dr. J–Turning off the Addiction Gene

Is addiction a disease or a sign of laziness or irresponsibility? Is it a choice?What starts as a choice–albeit one influenced by our environment, social circles, and beliefs–for 20% to 25% of the population, [...]

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How Gene Expression Affects Mental Health

Did you know that one in five Americans suffers from mental illness?  When you hear the phrase “mental illness”, what comes to mind?  The American Psychiatric Association defines it like this, “Mental illnesses are [...]

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Questions About Genetics MyHappyGenes is dedicated to helping individuals achieve healthy outcomes through knowledge of DNA and Genetics. By understanding your DNA you can better understand your health outcomes. Here are a couple of [...]

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Personality Disorders Cluster A, B & C Part 1

Personality Disorders A personality disorder is considered to be a type of mental disorder where a person has a rigid and unhealthy pattern of thinking, functioning, and behaving. A person with a personality disorder [...]

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Personality Disorders Cluster B Part 2

Cluster B Personality Disorders Cluster B personality disorders are commonly associated with dramatic, overly emotional or unpredictable thinking or behavior. These disorders include antisocial personality disorder, borderline personality disorder, histrionic personality disorder and narcissistic [...]

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Personality Disorders Cluster C Part 3

Cluster C personality disorders Cluster C personality disorders are commonly characterized by anxious, fearful thinking or behavior. They may include avoidant personality disorder, dependent personality disorder and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder. Avoidant personality disorder Overly [...]

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Personality Disorders Cluster A, B & C Part 4

When should you see a doctor? If you have symptoms or signs of a personality disorder, you should discuss your concerns with your doctor, a primary care professional, or mental health professional. If left [...]

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Personality Disorders Cluster A, B & C Part 5

Treatment The more successful form of treatment depends on your particular personality disorder. The severity of the disorder as well as your life situation must also be considered when choosing the most appropriate treatment.  [...]

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Personality Disorders Cluster A, B & C Part 6

Coping and support Having a personality disorder typically makes it hard to engage in behavior and activities that may help you feel better. Ask your doctor or therapist how to improve your coping skills [...]

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Human Health and Disease Susceptibility

Human health and disease susceptibility dominated studies for much of the twentieth century. The majority of these studies focused on identifying single genetic and environmental agents that could explain genetic variations, human health, and [...]

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Understanding the Genetic Roots of Marijuana Use

Research on marijuana use disorders has greatly expanded as more states legalize marijuana use. This includes studies that help uncover the connections between genetic roots and marijuana use disorders. An international team of researchers [...]

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Genes and their Impact on Health and Disease

Similar to inheriting traits like eye and hair color, you can also inherit the susceptibility to diseases from your family members. The genes that you directly inherit from your parents can also impact your [...]

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