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Psychiatry and Genetics

Psychosocial, Ethical, and Legal Considerations

by Michael A. Sperber

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Published by Basic Books .
Written in English


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Number of Pages204
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Open LibraryOL7593883M
ISBN 100465064612
ISBN 109780465064618

MindView Behavioral Health and Wellness is a holistic and integrative practice that assesses each client on a comprehensive individualized level with respect how their genetics, chemical imbalances, metabolic dysfunction, toxins, nutritional deficiencies, early childhood experiences, trauma, current behaviors and lifestyle as it impacts that mental and physical wellness. Psychiatric genetics is a subfield of behavioral neurogenetics and behavioral genetics which studies the role of genetics in the development of mental disorders (such as alcoholism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and autism).The basic principle behind psychiatric genetics is that genetic polymorphisms (as indicated by linkage to e.g. a single nucleotide polymorphism) are part of the.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Psychiatry and Genetics (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!   He has authored or co-authored over publications, including peer review journal papers, book chapters and books in the areas of psychiatric epidemiology and genetics, including major psychoses and substance abuse and spiritual health.

Epigenetics in Psychiatry covers all major areas of psychiatry in which extensive epigenetic research has been performed, fully encompassing a diverse and maturing field, including drug addiction, bipolar disorder, epidemiology, cognitive disorders, and the uses of putative epigenetic-based psychotropic drugs. Uniquely, each chapter correlates epigenetics with relevant advances across genomics. 27 Smoller JW, Andreassen OA, Edenberg HJ, et al.: Psychiatric genetics and the structure of psychopathology. Mol Psychiatry ; –Crossref, Medline, Google Scholar. 28 Kendler KS, Gardner CO, Gatz M, et al.: The sources of co-morbidity between major depression and generalized anxiety disorder in a Swedish national twin : Jordan W. Smoller.


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Psychiatry and Genetics by Michael A. Sperber Download PDF EPUB FB2

Written and edited by leaders in the field and the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics (ISPG), the book covers basic epidemiology, recruitment for human studies, phenotyping strategies, formal genetic and molecular genetic studies, statistical genetics, bioinformatics and genomics, pharmacogenetics, the most relevant animal models, and biobanking.5/5(4).

Genetics promises to provide one of the most powerful approaches to understanding the functional pathology of the human brain. This book presents a critical review of the evidence for a genetic contribution to common psychiatric conditions and the rarer single-gene disorders that may have psychiatric presentationsFormat: Paperback.

Psychiatric Genetics is a concise reference that presents the complexities of this dynamic field in a clearly written, easily accessible format, with numerous tables and illustrations. Ten expert contributors offer a fascinating view of psychiatric genetics in a text that 5/5(1).

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 Cited by: As the book makes clear, he is often more familiar with the foundational research of psychiatric genetics than the researchers themselves.

Joseph's scholarship is outstanding; his level of familiarity with the science and history of psychiatric genetics is immense.5/5(4). Whether used as a clinical guide, reference, or ancillary text, this book sets the standard for the application of psychiatric genetic knowledge in everyday practice.

Psychiatrists, mental health. As both books make clear, Joseph is often more familiar with the foundational research of psychiatric genetics than the researchers themselves. The large majority of this book's contents are devoted to trenchant scientific analysis.

Joseph's critique of the Equal Environment Assumption is a supreme example of logical analysis/5(9). Genetic Influences on Neural and Behavioral Functions This book provides a scholarly catalog of relations between the expression of specific genes, nerve cell biology and behavior, normal and abnormal, in animals and humans.

"Psychiatric Pharmacogenomics, authored by David A. Mrazek, M.D., F.R.C. Psych., is the most authoritative book in the field of psychiatric genetics produced in the XXI Century/5(7). Future of Psychiatric Genetics. As we enter the new millennium, the field of psychiatric genetics is experiencing a paradigm shift.

Linkage analyses continue to be largely disappointing – even though some loci can be confirmed, positional cloning is considered an unlikely route to identify genes involved in most psychiatric disorders.

We are approaching a period of crisis and reevaluation in the behavioral genetics and psychiatric genetics fields, as attempts to discover “genes for behavior” have, with possible rare exceptions, been unsuccessful.

Schizophrenia is the most investigated psychiatric disorder, yet although there have been many claims of gene “association,” decades of molecular genetic studies have.

This book presents a critical review of the evidence for a genetic contribution to common psychiatric conditions and the rarer single-gene disorders that may have psychiatric 5/5(1).

Features: Genetics as a field of research has been exploding over the last decade, giving us some insight into the pathophysiology of psychiatric disorders.

In this book, the authors provide a nice overview of the recent advances in psychiatric genetics and their application to clinical : Psychiatric Genetics is a concise reference that presents the complexities of this dynamic field in a clearly written, easily accessible format, with numerous tables and illustrations.

Ten expert contributors offer a fascinating view of psychiatric genetics in a text that is thorough and scholarly yet also succinct and introduction summarizes the field's four distinct.

With chapters and over contributors this book is a truly comprehensive exposition of the specialty of psychiatry. Written by well-known and highly regarded experts from around the world, it takes a patient-centered approach making it an indispensable resource for all those involved in the care of patients with psychiatric disorders.

Core Psychiatry. Book • 3rd Edition • Edited by: Pádraig Wright, Julian Stern and Michael Phelan Psychiatric genetics. Book chapter Full text access. 3 - Psychiatric genetics. BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Psychiatry. Show less. BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Psychiatry.

Details. 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. Excerpt Genetics and genomics are among the most important tools in modern psychiatric research. Spurred by the completion of the human genome sequence inthe number of psychiatric genetic studies has increased dramatically in the last two decades (Lander et al.

; Venter et al. With the addition of new chapters, thorough updating, and a new co-author, this latest edition represents the definitive introduction to behavioral genetics: the crossroads where the fields of psychology, psychiatry, and genetics Psychiatrists and other mental health professionals are increasingly confronted with questions about the genetics of psychiatric illness, and the clinical applications of new genetic findings.

Psychiatric Genetics: A Primer for Clinical and Basic Scientists addresses these questions through a straightforward introduction to the essentials of psychiatric genetics, complementing more. Psychiatrics Genetics is an interesting and well-written book that meets the objectives of the review series.

It provides an up-to-date summary of genetic findings within psychiatry, as well as describing various approaches to determining genetic contribution to variation in psychiatric disorders and methods at locating specific variants that contribute to risk.—.This book presents an alternative view to the one that currently dominates psychiatry and psychology.

The author calls for a paradigm shift in psychiatry away from genetic explanations of mental disorders, and towards a greater understanding of how family, social and political environments contribute to human psychological distress.

Behavioral Genetics, Fifth Edition provides an engaging and clear overview of human and animal behavioral genetics that is designed to introduce students in the behavioral, biological, and social sciences to the field.

With the addition of new chapters, thorough updating, and a new co-author, this latest edition represents the definitive introduction to behavioral genetics: the crossroads.