Sunday’s Big Idea
In today's lesson, Kas Thomas points to a study, which is one among many of its kind, that concludes that "depression is a heritable trait that exists on a continuum of varying severity and duration."
The problem, however, is that the study and others like it, fails to show that conclusion. In fact, there is, as yet, no known gene for anything psychiatric, Thomas points out. And moreover, all indications are that none will be found.