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Looking at My Genes: What Can They Tell Me About My Mental Health?

This fact sheet provides information on how you can look at your family health history and your genes to determine your risk of developing a mental disorder. It describes the difference between clinical genetic testing and direct-to-consumer genetic reports and how research on genetics is contributing to the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.

  • Pub ID: NIMH-24-MH-4298
  • Publication Date: 
  • Number of Pages: 4
  • Format: Fact Sheet
  • Topics:  Genetics

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The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.