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New Genetic Mutations May Keep Some Mental Disorders from Dying Out

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People with certain mental disorders, such as schizophrenia and autism, tend to have fewer children than the average person, suggesting that these disorders persist not because of heredity, but because of new genetic mutations, according to a new study. Based on the data of 2.3 million Swedes, researchers found that people average 1.76 children. However, [...]

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