Don Jackson's "A critique of the literature on the genetics of schizophrenia": a reappraisal after 40 years.

  • Jay A Joseph
  • Published 2001 in
    Genetic, social, and general psychology…

Abstract

In 1960, Don Jackson published "A Critique of the Literature on the Genetics of Schizophrenia." Jackson's critique nearly relegated the classical twin method to obscurity as being hopelessly confounded by environmental factors. Jackson noted several trends in the schizophrenia twin data that were difficult to explain on genetic grounds. In fact, none of… (More)

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