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The New Genetics of Mental Illness

  • 1st Edition - April 4, 1991
  • Editors: Peter McGuffin, Robin Murray
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 6 4 2 7 - 4

The New Genetics of Mental Illness is a collection of papers that discusses the advancement of molecular biology in the context of psychiatry. The book presents papers that are… Read more

The New Genetics of Mental Illness

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The New Genetics of Mental Illness is a collection of papers that discusses the advancement of molecular biology in the context of psychiatry. The book presents papers that are organized thematically. The text first discusses the basics of biology and quantitative models, and then proceeds to covering linkage analysis. Next, the book deals with various mental disorders, including schizophrenia, eating disorders, and developmental disorders. The remaining materials turn their attention to dementia and Huntington’s disease. The book will be of great use to researchers and practitioners of behavioral sciences, such as psychology and psychiatry.