Genes don’t count for much

This is absolutely stuff:

We now know that genes play little part in why one sibling, social class or ethnic group is more likely to suffer mental health problems than another… And, after only a few years of extensive genome searching, even the most convinced geneticists began to publicly admit that there are no individual genes for the vast majority of mental health problems.

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Man of letters & numbers; also occasionally of action. Husband to NTW. Dad of three. Friendly geek.

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