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Perspectives on Individual Differences

Behavior Genetic Approaches in Behavioral Medicine

Editors: Turner, J. Rick, Cardon, Lon, Hewitt, John K. (Eds.)

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Leading researchers examine how behavior genetics provides crucial insights into genetic and environmental influences in the development of biobehavioral disorders. These influences are illustrated by using the examples of cardiovascular disease, obesity and eating disorders, alcohol use and abuse, and smoking behavior. Contributors discuss the relevance of molecular genetic approaches and twin and family designs to the complex field of behavior medicine research.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Behavior Genetic Approaches in Behavioral Medicine
Editors
  • J. Rick Turner
  • Lon Cardon
  • John K. Hewitt
Series Title
Perspectives on Individual Differences
Copyright
1995
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4757-9377-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4757-9377-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-306-44969-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4757-9379-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 273
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