Five major psychiatric disorders share common genetic link by Loren Grush, foxnews: Scientists have shown for the first time ever that five major psychiatric disorders, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder and schizophrenia share common genetic risk factors and are not only connected, but may be related through variations in just two genes, which are responsible for encoding calcium channels in the brain. #Psychiatry #Genetics
"A recent report published by a leading expert in the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome states that an underlying endocrine disorder may be partly to blame." Until the known causes are established many diseases are thought to be in your head. Better than the old idea of demons, but still stigmatizing.