Epigenetics, Mental Health and Transgenerational Epigenetic Effects

  title={Epigenetics, Mental Health and Transgenerational Epigenetic Effects},
  author={Hannah Lake and Saxby Pridmore},
Objective: to review the field of epigenetics, and present basic and recent material that may be of interest to clinical psychiatrists. We include basic molecular mechanism, a consideration of findings related to mental disorders, evidence of sustained effects, and the evidence for and implications of transgenerational epigenetic modifications. Method: we examined all the available papers for the last five years identified by PubMed using the words 'epigenetics' and 'epigenetics psychiatry… CONTINUE READING

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