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Genetics of mental disorders : a guide for students, clinicians, and researchers

Author: Stephen V Faraone; Ming T Tsuang; Debby W Tsuang
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume offers a comprehensive and readable introduction to the science and practice of psychiatric genetics. The authors illuminate the complex interplay of genes and environmental factors involved in the causation and expression of frequently encountered disorders including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, and Alzheimer disease. Outlining important recent findings, the book describes not only what  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen V Faraone; Ming T Tsuang; Debby W Tsuang
ISBN: 1572304790 9781572304796 1572307390 9781572307391
OCLC Number: 40948410
Description: xvi, 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The basics: epidemiologic foundations of psychiatric genetics --
Variations on a theme: causal and clinical heterogeneity --
Mathematical models of inheritance --
Molecular genetics and mental illnesses --
Clinical applications of psychiatric genetics --
The future of psychiatric genetics.
Responsibility: Stephen V. Faraone, Ming T. Tsuang, Debby W. Tsuang.

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