Genetic and other factors in schizophrenic, manic-depressive, and schizo-affective psychoses.

@article{Stabenau1977GeneticAO,
  title={Genetic and other factors in schizophrenic, manic-depressive, and schizo-affective psychoses.},
  author={James R. Stabenau},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={1977},
  volume={164 3},
  pages={149-67}
}
The major psychoses have been investigated for genetic and environmental etiological factors for over two centuries. Recent emphasis has been placed on a genetic (diathesis) environmental stress model. For schizophrenia, manic-depressive, and schizo-affective psychoses, research evidence from psycho-biological studies, family, pedigree, twin, and adoptee studies has provided sufficient data from diagnostic and follow-up studies and new psychopharmacological research that for these three major… CONTINUE READING