Discussion 5: Mental Disorders

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Week 5: Discussion 5: Mental Disorders Analyze the factors (both genetic and environmental) contributing to the development of a specific mental disorder (of your choice). Discuss steps that could be taken to reduce the incidence of the disorder that you had identified above. Be sure to focus on prevention, not treatment. My choice for a mental disorder is Bipolar. I chose bipolar because it’s a mental disorder that runs in my family and has affected my family tremendously. I have researched it somewhat but not in depth so this gave me a great time to start. Bipolar disorder is also known as also known as bipolar affective disorder, manic-depressive illness, or affective psychosis. A person with bipolar disorder will experience mood

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