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That's right. Comorbidity is a real issue. The government needs to integrate comorbid care into health policies and increase their budget regarding such to improve overall health. For too long has comorbid care been overlooked.
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Moooom! Do you have bipolar disorder?
No son, but I had the risk of getting it because it’s hereditary. However, it can also be caused by a traumatic event such as the death of a loved one or through the use of drugs and alcohol.
Those are the genetics, physiological and environmental causes that contribute to a person developing bipolar disease.