Gene-Environment Interactions in Developmental Psychopathology by Kenneth A. Dodge, PhD

Gene-Environment Interactions in Developmental Psychopathology

byKenneth A. Dodge, PhD, Michael Rutter, MD

Kobo ebook | September 1, 2011

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Bringing together foremost experts, this book reviews groundbreaking gene–environment research and explores implications for clinical practice, prevention, and public policy. Presented is cutting-edge work on the interplay of genetic factors and childhood experiences in the development of mental disorders such as depression, conduct disorder, and schizophrenia. Essential topics include what scientists currently know about "susceptibility genes"; the mechanisms by which maltreatment and other stressors interact with biological susceptibilities across development; and factors that make certain children more resilient than others. Future directions for personalizing treatment and prevention efforts, thus making them more effective, are discussed.

Title:Gene-Environment Interactions in Developmental PsychopathologyFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 1, 2011Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1609181905

ISBN - 13:9781609181901

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