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Title Genetic influences on neural and behavioral functions / edited by Donald W. Pfaff [and others]
Published Boca Raton : CRC, ©2000


Description 1 online resource (487 pages, [2] pages of color plates) : illustrations
Contents Chapter 1 Genes and Brain Function -- chapter 2 Genetics and Opioid Pharmacology -- chapter 3 The Search for Susceptibility Genes in Bipolar Disorder -- chapter 4 Genetics of Schizophrenia -- chapter 5 The Genetic Basis and Neurobiological Characteristics of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder -- chapter 6 Panic Disorder -- chapter 7 The Genetics of Epilepsy -- chapter 8 Genetics of Alcoholism -- chapter 9 Alcohol and Other Abused Drugs -- chapter 10 Molecular Genetics of Primary Tumors of the Central Nervous System -- chapter 11 Paraneoplastic Neurologic Disorders and Onconeural Antigens -- chapter 12 The Neurofibromatoses -- chapter 13 Dendritic Localization of mRNA and Local Protein Synthesis -- chapter 14 Molecular Biological and Histochemical Analysis on the Functional Significance of Phosphoinositide Metabolism in the Nervous System -- chapter 15 Genes in Differentiation, Survival, and Degeneration of Midbrain Dopaminergic Neurons -- chapter 16 Genetic Influences on Circadian Rhythms in Mammals -- chapter 17 Genetics of Sleep and Its Disorders -- chapter 18 Hearing -- chapter 19 Peripheral Mechanisms of Somatovisceral Sensation -- chapter 20 Feeding and Obesity Genes -- chapter 21 The Genetics of Eating Disorders -- chapter 22 Genetic Influences on Aggressive Behavior -- chapter 23 Genes Participating in Reproductive Behaviours -- chapter 24 Genetic Influences on Emotionality -- chapter 25 Approaches to Studying the Genetic Regulation of Learning and Memory
Summary Utilizing the flood of information derived from the Human Genome Project and corresponding efforts to elucidate the mouse genome, Genetic Influences on Neural and Behavioral Functions provides a scholarly catalog, organized logically, of relations between the expression of specific genes, nerve cell biology and behavior, normal and abnormal, in animals AND humans.Sample topics include genes in relation to schiziphrenia, panic disorder, epilepsy, alcoholism, sleep, eating disorders, and more
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Donald W. Pfaff, Wade H. Berrettini, Tong H. Joh, Stephen C. Maxson
Subject Mental illness -- Genetic aspects.
Central nervous system -- Diseases -- Genetic aspects
Behavior genetics
Mental Disorders -- genetics
Nervous System Diseases -- genetics
Genetics, Behavioral
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
Behavior genetics
Mental illness -- Genetic aspects
Form Electronic book
Author Pfaff, Donald W., 1939-
ISBN 9781420048223