Who gets bi polar and can it go down by generation?
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replied June 15th, 2007
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There is many views about heredity on the subject of mental illness.

Take for instance, Heredity and Alcholism.

Some people feel it's passed on through genes, some may say it's a matter of the individual taking control of their life.

I don't think bipolar is passed on though, but that's just me. We all have different moods from day to day. Trying to be happy in a stressed world is hard for even a stable person.

When I feel guilt ridden or overwhelmed, prayer helps bring me back to reality.
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