Politics of Biology

Number 14034
Subject Mental Health
Source U.S. News & World Report
State
Year 1997
Publication Date April 21, 1997
Summary Herbert explores the politics surrounding the nature vs. nurture debate. The article looks at whether alcoholism, homosexuality, aggression, mental illnesses and psychiatric disorders are linked to biology. Whether they are choices or diseases influences everything from insurance coverage to new research funding.
Category General
Pages
Keywords genetics mental illness mental disorders emotional illness psychiatry heredity crime DNA
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