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This video is a classroom presentation on new findings that link the environment through epigenetics to psychiatric illnesses. This type of illness accounts for the leading causes of disability in the world. Although how these mechanisms work is still a mystery, scientists now know they are epigenetic related. Stress is one of the major epigenetic triggers that have been linked to these illnesses. This video brings together pioneers in this emerging field of science. These leaders are looking to do a major population study on epigenetic triggers and their relationships to drug abuse and psychiatric disorders.