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Many of the same genes that influence our personality also affect our mental health
We know from twin and family studies that our personality is to a large degree – probably around 40 per cent – inherited.
07 December 2016
Policy, Research, and Guidelines
Psychological Dimensions of Dementia: Putting the Person at the Centre of Care
The following report, put together by the British Psychological Society Dementia Advisory Group, presents a psychological perspective on the nature and experience of dementia, outlines the extensive...
12 November 2016