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Genes, Environment, and Psychopathology

Understanding the Causes of Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders

by Kenneth S. Kendler

  • 202 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by The Guilford Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug addiction & substance abuse,
  • Psychiatry,
  • Psychology,
  • Drug Addiction (Psychiatric Aspects),
  • Psychiatric epidemiology,
  • Psychopathology - Addiction,
  • Psychopathology - General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Addictions,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Genetic aspects,
  • Mental illness

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8874670M
    ISBN 101593853165
    ISBN 109781593853167

    Human behavioral genetic research aimed at characterizing the existence and nature of genetic and environmental influences on individual differences in cognitive ability, personality and interests, and psychopathology is reviewed. Twin and adoption studies indicate that most behavioral characteristi . Thus, the parents’ genes, which the child shares, influence the child’s environment, and that environment, in turn, is well suited to support the child’s genetic potential. Figure \(\PageIndex{6}\): Nature and nurture work together like complex pieces of a human puzzle.

    Genes, Environment and Alzheimer's Disease discusses the role that activities such as exercise can play in cardiovascular health, while also highlighting the fact that the last 10 years have brought great discoveries in the strong environmental component of brain . Stated simply, our genes influence our environment, and our environment influences the expression of our genes (). Not only do our genes and environment interact, as in range of reaction, but they also influence one another bidirectionally. For example, the child of an NBA player would probably be exposed to basketball from an early age.

    Genetics is the study of genes and the variation of characteristics that are influenced by genes—including physical and psychological characteristics. All human traits, from one's height to one. Gene-environment interaction. Article. Feb ; Dante Cicchetti. View. Keshavan MS, Hogarty GE. Brain maturational processes and delayed onset in schizophrenia. At another level, when we view.


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Kendler MD, Carol A. Prescott PhD This groundbreaking volume synthesizes the results of the Virginia Adult Twin Study of Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders, which yielded longitudinal data on more than 9, individuals. Gene–environment interaction (or genotype–environment interaction or GxE or G×E) is when two different genotypes respond to environmental variation in different ways.

A norm of reaction is a graph that shows the relationship between genes and environmental factors when phenotypic differences are continuous.

They can help illustrate GxE interactions. When the norm of reaction is not. Gene environment interaction. Adaptive value of behavioral traits. Next lesson. Motivation and attitudes. Sort by: Top Voted. Behavior and genetics questions. Temperament, heredity, and genes.

Up Next. Temperament, heredity, and genes. Our mission is to provide a free, world-class education to. This book examines the current research in gene-environment transactions (GEX) and its potential use in developing interventions and applications tailored to individual genetic makeups.

Key concepts underlying GEX studies in this area are defined, identifying fundamental challenges in devising informed research questions and conducting valid.

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Genes, Environment, and Psychopathology: Understanding the Causes of Psychiatric [Kenneth S. Kendler~Carol A. Prescott] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Genes, Environment, and Psychopathology: Understanding the Causes of Psychiatric5/5(2). "This volume is the definitive work on gene-environment interactions: their nature, underlying mechanisms, developmental and clinical implications, and ramifications for inequality and social policy.

Chapters are by world experts, and the book is both authoritative and fascinating. Without hyperbole, I believe that each chapter is essential reading."--Stephen Hinshaw, PhD, Professor and. The role of experience, environment, and living conditions accounts for as much, often considerably more, of the variability in psychopathology.

In this book, Kerry Jang attempts not to answer questions about what is "genetic" and what is not, but about what a knowledge of the relative influence of genes versus environment means at a. Epigenetics is the study of changes in the expression of genes that do not result from alterations in the sequence of the genetic code.

Each person's DNA lays a groundwork for the development of. Misunderstandings about “nature versus nurture” remain prevalent in biology and psychology as well as in the public sphere.

As D. Moore (hereafter, Moore) points out in The Dependent Gene, contributing to the problem are the common cultural assumptions that (a) genes program for many traits, with the environment in a subordinate role; and that (b) genetic and environmental contributions.

Stated simply, our genes influence our environment, and our environment influences the expression of our genes. Not only do our genes and environment interact, as in range of reaction, but they also influence one another bidirectionally.

For example, the child of an NBA player would probably be exposed to basketball from an early age. Get this from a library!

Genes, environment, and psychopathology: understanding the causes of psychiatric and substance use disorders. [Kenneth S Kendler; Carol A Prescott] -- Concise, clear, and featuring numerous clinical examples, this is the first book to include empirical studies of supervisor/supervisee disclosure, plus extensive research on patient/therapist.Stated simply, our genes influence our environment, and our environment influences the expression of our genes (Figure 1).

Not only do our genes and environment interact, as in range of reaction, but they also influence one another bidirectionally. For example, the child of an NBA player would probably be exposed to basketball from an early age.Get this from a library! Genes, environment, and psychopathology: understanding the causes of psychiatric and substance use disorders.

[Kenneth S Kendler; Carol A Prescott] -- "One of the central questions in the study of psychopathology is why certain people develop psychiatric and substance use disorders while others - even those with similar family backgrounds and life.