The hunt for gene effects pertinent to behavioral traits and psychiatric disorders: from mouse to human.

@article{Wahlsten2012TheHF,
  title={The hunt for gene effects pertinent to behavioral traits and psychiatric disorders: from mouse to human.},
  author={D. Wahlsten},
  journal={Developmental psychobiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={
          475-92
        }
}
  • D. Wahlsten
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Developmental psychobiology
The field of behavioral genetics was reviewed in the classic 1960 text by Fuller and Thompson. Since then, there has been remarkable progress in the genetic analysis of animal behavior. Many molecular genetic methods in common use today were not even anticipated in 1960. Animal models for many human psychiatric disorders have been discovered or created. In human behavior genetics, however, powerful new methods have failed to reveal even one bona fide, replicable gene effect pertinent to the… Expand

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