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Research: Genetics contributes to mental health risks in adoptees

chestnuttree January 30, 2020 17:35

Genetics contributes to mental health risks in adoptees:

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/01/200129104737.htm

Safia January 30, 2020 20:59

It looks like the adoptees involved were adopted in the 1950s/60s? It’s likely there’d be a higher incidence now I would’ve thought - given the link between mental health of birth parents and the high incidence of adverse childhood experience in adoptees. As the article says a large number of psychiatric conditions have a genetic component and this is oven triggered by adverse experiences

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