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Unformatted text preview: weeping, or singing Seen in North Africa and Middle East Dhat: In Indian society, dhat is the fear of the loss of semen during nocturnal emissions General Risk Factors for Contracting Mental Illness Social Conditions: Poverty, homelessness, overcrowding, stressful living conditions Family Factors: Parents who are immature, mentally ill, abusive, or criminal Poor child discipline Severe marital or relationship problems General Risk Factors for Contracting Mental Illness (Continued) Psychological Factors: Stress, learning disorders, and low intelligence Biological Factors: Genetic defects or inherited vulnerabilities Poor prenatal care, head injuries, exposure to toxins, chronic physical illness, or disability...
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