Did you know that mental illnesses are brain disorders? There are differences in the structure and the way the brain functions in people with a mental illness. Researchers are still trying to understand the exact causes of mental illnesses, but it’s most likely that a combination of biological, genetic, environmental, and social factors play a part.
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