Genes’ chemical clothes may underlie the biology behind mental illness
convincing as the evidence is, mysteries still fog our understanding of mental
illnesses. Yes, the disorders stem from problems in the brain, but “on the
other hand, for time and ages people have been looking at brains under the
microscope, and they don’t see much,” says Schahram Akbarian, a psychiatrist
and neuroscientist at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in
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