Genetic Approaches to Mental Disorders / Edition 1

Genetic Approaches to Mental Disorders / Edition 1

by C. Robert Cloninger, American Psychopathological Association
     
 

Genetic Approaches to Mental Disorders provides the latest information on the relationship between genetics and mental disorders. Divided into four sections, this book presents analysis of the genetic data, linkage mapping and association, debate over genetic Kraepelinian dichotomy, and mapping and association results in psychiatry.

American Psychiatric

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Genetic Approaches to Mental Disorders provides the latest information on the relationship between genetics and mental disorders. Divided into four sections, this book presents analysis of the genetic data, linkage mapping and association, debate over genetic Kraepelinian dichotomy, and mapping and association results in psychiatry.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880489515
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Series:
American Psychopathological Association Series
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
394
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Analysis of Genetic Data. Values, power, and pitfalls in the linkage analysis of psychiatric disorders. Problems of replicating linkage claims in psychiatry. Mapping genes for psychiatric disorders. Choice of genetic models for linkage analysis of psychiatric traits. Genetic heterogeneity and other complex models: a problem for linkage detection. Sensitivity of linkage analysis to changes in diagnosis: what happens to lod scores when one person changes diagnostic status. Genetic analysis. Linkage Mapping and Association. Linkage mapping using short tandem repeat polymorphisms. An approach to identifying genes that predispose to schizophrenia. The genetic linkage map. Debate: Is There a Genetic Kraepelinian Dichotomy for Manic-Depressive Illness and Schizophrenia? Pro: tests of alternative models of the relationship of schizophrenic and affective psychoses. Con: the demise of the Kraepelinian binary system as a prelude to genetic advance. Discussion of debate: is there a genetic Kraepelinian dichotomy for manic-depressive illness and schizophrenia? Mapping and Association Results in Psychiatry. Detecting discrete genes for susceptibility to manic-depressive illness or schizophrenia. Genetic linkage analysis and clinical approaches to the resolution of heterogeneity in the schizophrenias. Is there a gene for manic-depressive illness on the long arm of the X chromosome? A systematic search for vulnerability genes in bipolar disorder. The Iowa linkage study of panic disorder. Is there a single locus contributing to alcohol vulnerability? D2dopamine receptor genotype and linkage disequilibrium and dopamine function in Finnish, American Indian, and U. S. Caucasian patients. Linkage study of panic disorder: a preliminary report. Identification of clinical phenotypes for genetic research on mental disorders. Index.

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