Psychiatric Genetics: Applications in Clinical Practice

Psychiatric Genetics: Applications in Clinical Practice

by Beth Rosen Sheidley
     
 

Psychiatric Genetics is the first book to focus on clinical applications of genetics in psychiatry. It covers issues involved in genetic counseling, the interpretation of familial and genetic information for clinical use, information regarding risks associated with specific psychiatric disorders, and the uses of genetic testing.

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Overview

Psychiatric Genetics is the first book to focus on clinical applications of genetics in psychiatry. It covers issues involved in genetic counseling, the interpretation of familial and genetic information for clinical use, information regarding risks associated with specific psychiatric disorders, and the uses of genetic testing.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585622061
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/15/2008
Pages:
337
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface. Part 1: General Principles. Psychiatric genetics: a primer. Principles of genetic counseling. Risk communication: simple tools to foster understanding. Part 2: Genetics of Specific Disorders. Genetics of childhood-onset psychiatric disorders. Genetics of schizophrenia and psychotic disorders. Genetics of mood and anxiety disorders. Genetics of Alzheimer's disease. Neuropsychiatric aspects of genetic disorders. Part 3: Special Topics. Perinatal psychiatry and teratogenicity. Ethical, legal, and social implications of psychiatric genetics and genetic counseling. The road ahead. Glossary. Index.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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