Behavior Genetic Approaches in Behavioral Medicine (Language of Science) (Hardcover)

By J. Rick Turner (Editor), L. R. Cardon (Editor), John K. Hewitt (Editor)

Springer, 9780306449697, 273pp.

Publication Date: June 30, 1995

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Description

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.