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Have twin studies shown that bipolar disorder is hereditary?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Ira Salafsky
Clinical Genetics
7 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
The disorder is highly heritable.
Estimates of the genetic component to the heritability range from 60 to 85 percent.

In brief: Yes
The disorder is highly heritable.
Estimates of the genetic component to the heritability range from 60 to 85 percent.
Dr. Ira Salafsky
Dr. Ira Salafsky
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Dr. Arman Danielyan
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Bipolar disorder
It is highly genetic illness.
There is about 70 % chance of child to have bipolar disorder if both parents have been diagnosed with it as well.

In brief: Bipolar disorder
It is highly genetic illness.
There is about 70 % chance of child to have bipolar disorder if both parents have been diagnosed with it as well.
Dr. Arman Danielyan
Dr. Arman Danielyan
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