Genetic epidemiology of psychiatric disorders

  • Wilibald Maier
  • Published 1993 in
    European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical…


Genetic epidemiology, a rapidly developing branch of population genetics, is focused on the distribution and control of diseases in relatives and on the inherited causes of diseases in populations (Morton, 1990). Inherited is used here in a broad sense, including biological and cultural inheritance and the interaction among both components; "cultural… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02190717