Harvard Mental Health Letter

Psychiatric genetic tests raise concerns

A genetic testing kit for bipolar disorder is now available to consumers, but because of the many variables involved in genetics, even if a particular gene is identified, it does not necessarily mean that person will go on to develop the disorder.
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