Insanity Virus?

Schizophrenia has long been blamed on bad genes or even bad parents. Wrong, says a growing group of psychiatrists. The real culprit, they claim, is a virus that lives entwined in every person’s DNA.

via The Insanity Virus | Mental Health | DISCOVER Magazine.

The deeper we get into genomics and sequencing of our own genome how many other “unwelcome” surprises might we finds?  Truly cutting edge and thinking outside of established norms.

h/t to @Geek2Nurse on Twitter

One Comment

  1. Everybody hears voices of conscious, psychiatry turns it into a disease.
    Do some research on E. Fuller Torrey before you use him as a medical or scientific source.
    Functionality of a person determines if they are diseased or not.
    Animals go crazy in cages ” animals in captivity are affected by extreme boredom, lack of appropriate exercise, poor quality food and a lack of variety of food, especially in poorly run facilities.”
    so do humans.

    Reply

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