Mapping genes for psychiatric disorders and behavioral traits

L. Alison McInnes, Victor I. Reus, Nelson B. Freimer

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In the past year, findings from genetic studies in non-human organisms have yielded a number of exciting insights regarding the genetic basis of complex behaviors. Although there were encouraging developments in the genetic study of human behavioral traits, particularly those involved with cognitive function, there was relatively little progress in genetic mapping of the most common psychiatric phenotypes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)287-292
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Genetics and Development
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1998
Externally publishedYes


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