Do you inherit your parent’s mental illness? In the battle to find what causes mental illness, scientists are increasingly looking at genetic factors. For James Longman – whose father killed himself after suffering from schizophrenia – it’s a very personal question. I’m often told I look like my dad, that I have his mannerisms and some of his habits. It’s something READ MORE

Nature VS Nurture: Mental Illness Triggered By Life Events And Not Through Genetics One in four people is diagnosed with mental health problem, having depression as the most common. Psychologists argue that mental illness is usually caused by life events rather than having it genetically acquired. Researchers are usually focused on the genetic causes of mental health issues, with little to no studies done though the environmental READ MORE