Factors That Influence The Development Of Psychopathology

Explain the biological (genetic and neuroscientific); psychological (behavioral and cognitive processes, emotional, developmental); and social, cultural, and interpersonal factors that influence the development of psychopathology.


Biological (Genetic and Neuroscientific)

Biologic factors include genetic and neuroscientific aspects that influence the study of mental illnesses. Many mental illnesses have significant genetic etiologies. For instance, a person with parents who have a history of schizophrenia has an increased risk of developing the condition. Inherited traits influence one’s susceptibility and response to varied situations …..