Future contributions on genetics

  title={Future contributions on genetics},
  author={M. Krebs},
  journal={The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry},
  pages={49 - 55}
  • M. Krebs
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry
  • It has become obvious from epidemiological studies in families of patients affected or from twin studies, that most psychiatric disorders are in part genetically determined. Genetics have raised incredible hopes that the complex nature of psychiatric disorders might be unravelled. However, progress in psychiatry genetics have met major difficulties that have hampered psychiatry taking advantage of the new technologies as compared to other fields, such as neurology. In this non-exhaustive review… CONTINUE READING

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