Understanding Mental Disorders: A Biological Perspective

Understanding the etiology of mental disorders from a biological perspective can be at times difficult. There is no wonder research is still being undergone nowadays to further understand the underlying reasons for certain conditions. However, it needs to be noted how outstanding progress has been made from the past up to today. The brain is a complex network involving several pathways that are implicated in distinct tasks such as behavior, memory, perception, or emotions, and those depending on how are managed by our brain circuitry which implies chemistry can in turn be involved in mental disorders.