Mental Health Disorders Share Common Genetics

Autism, Schizophrenia, ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), Bipolar Disorder and MDD (Major Depressive Disorder) – are often referred to as unconnected, individual problems. However, recent findings suggest they are related. In the largest genetic study of mental illness to date, Dr. Jordan Smoller, a professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School [...]