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My mom is bipolar and I have anxiety disorder. Is there a chance that i could also be bipolar? Is it genetic?

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Dr. Herbert Popolow
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Yes

There is a genetic predisposition for bipolar disorder.
I cannot say whether or not you have such a predisposition. It is certainly possible that you have an anxiety disorder without being bipolar. A qualified psychologist or psychiatrist can determine what type of disorder you have and what you don't have.

In brief: Yes

There is a genetic predisposition for bipolar disorder.
I cannot say whether or not you have such a predisposition. It is certainly possible that you have an anxiety disorder without being bipolar. A qualified psychologist or psychiatrist can determine what type of disorder you have and what you don't have.
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