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are eating disorders and depression genetic?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Genetics: Yes, genetics plays a significant role in both these conditions . . . But is far from the only factor. There are many environmental influences also. Also you can do much to help yourself and avoid these outcomes, even if you may have certain genetic inheritance.
Answered on May 8, 2016
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