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Discuss the biological explanation for mood disorders



Concordance Rates: > Many theorists believe that some people inherit a genetic
predisposition to unipolar depression
> This is supported by the concordance rates presented by Mc Guffin
MZ= 46%, DZ= 20%, General population= 10% illustrates the
more
closely related and individual is…

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in this area in depressed individuals, illustrated by MRI
scans which have found a reduction in the size of the
frontal lobes explains symptoms of a lack of ability
to
plan for the future, a role of the frontal cortex
> Amygdala part of the limbic system which is controlled…

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