psychiatric genetics


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psychiatric genetics

[‚sī·kē′a·trik jə′ned·iks]
(genetics)
The study of the genetic causes and modes of inheritence that underlie the generally recognized mental illnesses.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Experts in the field and professional societies, such as the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics (ISPG), have issued policy statements on genetic testing within psychiatry.
Part B, Neuropsychiatric Genetics : The Official Publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics, 144B(2), 193-199.
This is a relatively new type of "data science hack" being used to analyse health risks, said Karmel Choi, a postdoctoral research fellow in psychiatric genetics at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard T.H.
For the current study, published in Psychiatric Genetics, the DNA sequences of over 4,000 people with schizophrenia and 5,000 controls were used to study variants in the three genes which code for NMDAR (GRIN1, GRIN2A and GRIN2B) and a fourth (FYN), for a protein called Fyn which controls NMDAR functioning.
Eaves, Psychiatric genetics (review of psychiatry), American Psychiatric Press, Washington, wash, USA, 2005.
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The unique facility is near the university's Hadyn Ellis Building, which is home to a number of experts working in the fields of neuroscience, mental health and psychiatric genetics.
Replication failures plague psychiatric genetics in general and indicate that the full hypothesis of no effect remains to be adequately rejected.
A woman said that she heard the same number from Franz Kallmann, the founder of psychiatric genetics, 50 years earlier and had subsequently three children, all of whom developed schizophrenia.
Challenges of genetic counseling for psychiatric Problems: Deficits in knowledge of psychiatric diagnoses, psychiatric genetics, and psychosocial issues involved in counseling were standing as the obstacles for effective counseling.
"What we've done here, after a decade of frustration in the field of psychiatric genetics, is identify the way genes interact with each other, how the 'orchestra' is either harmonious and leads to health, or disorganized in ways that lead to distinct classes of schizophrenia," Cloninger said.
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