If I could cure my manic depression, would I?

What was once a purely speculative question may need answers in the near future; if people could cure their mental disorders, would they? The continuous discovery of genes contributing to mental disorders such as manic-depression (bipolar disorder) has led to discussions regarding the ethics of gene editing to cure these disorders. While it may look like it has a straightforward answer, it’s more nuanced than it seems; many with disorders regard it as an integral part of their being, shaping their experiences (and ultimately, their whole selves). Read full article here


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