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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