Genetic Aspects in Affective Disorders: Introductory Remarks

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The main research methodologies in psychiatric genetics have been family studies, twin studies, and adoption strategies. Each of the methods has its limitations, but together they can provide evidence for genetical and environmental hypotheses.


Affective Disorder Twin Study Genetic Aspect Adoptive Parent Introductory Remark 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Psychiatric DemographyÅrhus Psychiatric HospitalRisskovDenmark

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