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Is a mental illness also a brain disease? Is that for all mental illnesses?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Brain and mental ill

As the years go by, those who work with the brain (neurologists) and psychiatrists have recognized they have a great deal in common.
You can consider mental illness to be a brain disorder.

In brief: Brain and mental ill

As the years go by, those who work with the brain (neurologists) and psychiatrists have recognized they have a great deal in common.
You can consider mental illness to be a brain disorder.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Mental illness

Mental illnesses are not just "all in your head" illness.
They involve brain chemistry thru abnormalities in neurotransmitters (such as dopamine, serotonin, adrenaline, etc.). After all, how do medications help if "it is all in you head" ?

In brief: Mental illness

Mental illnesses are not just "all in your head" illness.
They involve brain chemistry thru abnormalities in neurotransmitters (such as dopamine, serotonin, adrenaline, etc.). After all, how do medications help if "it is all in you head" ?
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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