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History On Parents With Mental Illness Raising Children
Possible: There are genetic predispositions for some mental illnesses. A consultation with a geneticist would give you more specific answers. ...Read more
Poor parenting: That includes violence or abuse could cause ptsd, depression, anxiety, etc. What do you mean by poor parenting? The journal "pediatrics" reported that physical punishment (i.E, pushing, grabbing, shoving, slapping, hitting) without abuse or neglect is associated with more mood and anxiety disorders, personality disorders, & drug abuse. Spanked children have more problems with anger & hitting. ...Read more
Do mental illnesses run in families? For instance if a parent have a mental illness is it more likely for a child to develop an mental illness?
NAMI: I would suggest looking up nami (national alliance of mental illness) as they have free support groups for families of those with mental illness. They have groups everywhere in the U.S. ...Read more
Both parents schizophrenic and mental illness with aunts, uncles, grandparents on both sides is my condition from environment or genetics?
Both: It is likely a mix of both. ...Read more
Possible: Mental illness, like all medical conditions, are inherited to some extent. We know a lot about the inheritance if some illnesses, while we know very little about others. Depending on the illness in question, the inheritance pattern may be known. Consult your doctor for a specific answer. ...Read more
What mental disorder can a person with a traumatic childhood have? One who was physically, emotionally and sexually abuse by his parent?
The aftermath: of emotional, physical and sexual abuse during childhood can lead to any number of psychological disorders. Our psyche does what it can to survive. Regardless of how well someone may have come through the trauma it leaves scars that warrant speaking with a clinical psychologist to reduce the fallout and strengthen the resilience. Groups for survivors are also helpful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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