Friday, April 19, 2019

Predisposition to Genetics

Depression can be a very hard topic to discuss for many people due to its effect it has on just the victim but also the people around the victim. Many people believe in the fact that depression is caused by environment and the Pope’s we surround each other with. In the article from MedicalNewsToday They bring in to light that people may have a predisposition to depression. They tend to use the term “genetic map” in which to locate this genomes of depression. They use the term polygenic risk score to use as a scale to determine the  severity of the risk. Details of the score can be found here.

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