Adoption Studies

  • Patrick D. Hahn


This chapter details the Danish Adoption Study of the supposed genetic basis of schizophrenia, considered a landmark study in the field. The fatal flaws in this and all other studies of its type are discussed. This chapter features my interview with clinical psychologist Jay Joseph, author of Schizophrenia Genetics: The End of an Illusion.

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  • Patrick D. Hahn
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  1. 1.BiologyLoyola University MarylandBaltimoreUSA

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