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Understanding the role of Biology

The body and the brain are crucial determinants of health and well being. They are our instruments for processing information about the world and responding to it. These instruments are just part of the complex system involved in the human experience of mental health and unwellness.

Misinformation and myths about the role of biology and genetics in causing mental disorder abound. Studies suggest that if people view biology as more of a factor than it is in causing mental disorder, they tend to have decreased hope and optimism and reduced recovery rates.

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