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Is there a good chance I get a touch of bipolar since my mom was had it?

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Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Bipolar disorder is a highly heritable condition.
It varies in degree and in age at first episode, but i would suggest you see a psychiatrist to be evaluated as the earlier you get treatment the better the prognosis.

In brief: Yes

Bipolar disorder is a highly heritable condition.
It varies in degree and in age at first episode, but i would suggest you see a psychiatrist to be evaluated as the earlier you get treatment the better the prognosis.
Dr. John Moranville
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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Bipolar disorder appears to be familial.
However, there is no direct link that has been found.

In brief: No

Bipolar disorder appears to be familial.
However, there is no direct link that has been found.
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
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