Mental Disorders and Genetics: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Society
Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office 1994
Number of pages: 62
Technological advances in genetics drive the search for mental disorder genes. Although the research results have been complicated and, at times, confusing, some important discoveries have emerged. Researchers have located and identified genes associated with A1zheimer's disease.
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by Gregory Carey - Sage Publications
This book is for students in the behavioral sciences who need to understand genetics, but who have little training in biology. The text provides the basic biology which is essential for genetics and an overview of the principles of genetics.
A collection of articles that discuss genes and the diseases that they cause. These genetic disorders are organized by the parts of the body that they affect. With each genetic disorder, the underlying mutation is discussed.
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