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Your Mighty Moody Microbiome – Part 2
How “Messages from Bugs” Affect Our Mental Health

Various bacteria found in your microbiome can exert epigenetic effects on your DNA, through a complex set of “messages from bugs.”

Treatment Resistance and the Biopsychosocial Model

According to the biopsychosocial model, mental health and wellness exists at the intersection between our biology, our psychology, and our environment.

Treatment-Resistant?: What to Do When Your Medication is Not Working

Treatment-resistant is a clinical term used to describe the situation when your condition doesn’t respond to a prescription medication as expected – it may work partially, or not at all.

DNA Battle of the Sexes
Weaponized Genetic Testing and Depression in a Married Couple

We should be careful NOT to conceptualize mental illness as synonymous with “personality flaws”—and how toxic it can be to a love relationship when the biologic basis of mental illness is “weaponized.”