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Unformatted text preview: during his life time. This was primarily because he always had a strong support system in his family and always maintained a positive outlook towards. Thus despite of having a family history of the mental illness he was able to beat the odds due to his will power and support of family. Having said this there is no denying the fact, that if a there have been instances of mental disorders in ones family tree, and then the concerned person is definitely at a higher risk of suffering from these problems. On the other hand there are several instances of people who due to some tremendous stress or a traumatic experience in life are subjected to mental disorders despite of having no family history whatsoever. Thus it would be safe to conclude that both nature and nurture along with other circumstantial factors tend to play a role in the occurrence of mental illness among people....
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