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Title Psychiatric genetics : applications in clinical practice / edited by Jordan W. Smoller, Beth Rosen Sheidley, Ming T. Tsuang
Edition 1st ed
Published Washington, DC : American Psychiatric Pub., ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 323 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Psychiatric genetics: a primer / Stephen J. Glatt, Stephen V. Faraone, and Ming T. Tsuang -- Principles of genetic counseling / Holly L. Peay and Beth Rosen Sheidley -- Risk communication: simple tools to foster understanding / Stephanie Kurzenhäuser and Anja Dieckmann -- Genetics of childhood-onset psychiatric disorders / S. Evelyn Stewart and David L. Pauls -- Genetics of schizophrenia and psychotic disorders / Anne S. Bassett, Eva W.C. Chow, and Kathleen A. Hodgkinson -- Genetics of mood and anxiety disorders / Jordan W. Smoller -- Genetics of Alzheimer's disease / Matthew B. McQueen and Deborah Blacker -- Neuropsychiatric aspects of genetic disorders / Christine T. Finn -- Perinatal psychiatry and teratogenicity / Alexia Koukopolous [and others] -- Ethical, legal, and social implications of psychiatric genetics and genetic counseling / Steven K. Hoge and Paul S. Appelbaum -- The road ahead / Jordan W. Smoller and Bruce R. Korf
Summary 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. Written explicitly for practitioners, it offers a clinically relevant resource to help readers interpret the often bewildering flood of information about genetics and to facilitate responding to patients? requests to predict the risk of recurrence of psychiatric illnes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mental illness -- Genetic aspects.
Genetic counseling -- Psychological aspects
Mental Disorders -- genetics
Genetic Counseling -- psychology
Mental Disorders -- epidemiology
MEDICAL -- Psychiatry -- General.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychopathology -- General.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Clinical Psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Illness.
MEDICAL -- Mental Health.
Genetic counseling -- Psychological aspects
Mental illness -- Genetic aspects
Form Electronic book
Author Smoller, Jordan W., 1961-
Sheidley, Beth Rosen, 1968-
Tsuang, Ming T., 1931-
ISBN 9781585628797