Nursing Student Class Projects (Formerly MSN)

Document Type


Course Number


Course Name

Advanced Pathophysiology for the Advanced Practice Nurse

Professor’s Name

John Chovan, Susan Butz


genetics, depression, pathophysiology, genome

Subject Categories

Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing | Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing


This paper examines the link between genetics and depression. Information was gathered and reviewed from multiple studies. Signs and symptoms of depression, the pathophysiology of environmental and genetic factors, and the significance of the pathophysiology were explained. Additionally, nursing implications regarding genetics and depression are discussed.



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