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Contributions to psychiatric epidemiology and genetics.

Erik StroМ€mgren

Contributions to psychiatric epidemiology and genetics.

by Erik StroМ€mgren

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Published by Universitetsforlaget, Munksgaard in Aarhus, København .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental illness -- Genetic aspects.,
  • Psychiatric epidemiology.,
  • Mental Disorders.,
  • Mental Disorders -- familial & genetic.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [81]-84.

    SeriesActa Jutlandica, XL:4. Medicinsk serie, 16, Acta Jutlandica,, 40:4.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAS281 .A34 vol. 40, pt. 4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination86 p.
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5639052M
    LC Control Number68068090

    Editorial Reviews. Reviewer: Howard M. Kravitz, DO, MPH (Rush University Medical Center) Description: This book broadly covers the concepts and methods of epidemiology used to devise strategies to search for the causes of mental disorder. The focus is on theory, methodology, and empirical topics including genetic epidemiology. Purpose: The purpose is to set out a logical framework that can be Price: $ An important contribution of epidemiology to the development of genetic epidemiology has been the introduction of traditional epidemiological methods to the mix of study designs. Human quantitative genetics used studies of twins, siblings, half-siblings, and in some cases adoptees to investigate the genetic and environmental sources of.

    This issue on psychiatric genetics gives a clinically-minded approach to the newest thinking in genetics and pharmacogenomics, including articles on genetic epidemiology; molecular approaches; epigenetics; and genetic considerations in schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, alzheimer's disease, autism, ADHD, and addictions. My first response would be to note that psychiatric epidemiology is a complex field with detailed discussions of method, assessment, major disorders, and special populations. Also, the field is evolving, from risk assessment to examination of the roles of family, community, and institutions in protecting against mental disorder.

      In the largest and most diverse genetic study of PTSD to date, scientists from UC San Diego School of Medicine and more than institutions in the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium found that genetics accounts for five to 20 percent of the variability in PTSD risk following a traumatic event.   The study group is also the most ancestrally diverse for any psychiatric genetics study to date, with more t people with PTSD of European ancestry and .


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Psychiatric genetics is a rapidly advancing field, elucidating the varied roles of specific genes and their interactions in brain development and dysregulation. Supporting chapters focus on issues of genetic epidemiology, molecular and statistical methods, pharmacogenetics, epigenetics, gene expression studies.

As more patients seek information about family risks of psychiatric illness -- an interest likely to increase as gene-identification studies are publicized -- most psychiatrists agree it is their role to discuss these issues but admit they are ill-prepared to do so.

Psychiatric Genetics addresses that need as the first book to focus on clinical applications of genetics in psychiatry. The field of psychiatric epidemiology has advanced both methodological and substantive knowledge in our understanding of mental disorders through the following Contributions to psychiatric epidemiology and genetics.

book (1) development of standardized tools that operationalize diagnostic criteria in order to obtain reliable estimates; (2) estimation of the magnitude, correlates and service patterns of mental disorders; (3) documentation.

"The Textbook of Psychiatric Epidemiology is a timely, up-to-date, and comprehensive book covering all aspects of the science of epidemiology as related to psychiatric disorders. Overall, this is a well written, wel-organized book that I highly recommend to all psychiatrists and neuroscientists who are interested in the underpinning of psychiatric epidemiology.".

This chapter summarizes the contributions of epidemiology to our current and future understanding of the complex risk factors underlying psychiatric disorders ().When taken together with other chapters by molecular geneticists, bioinformaticians, statistical geneticists, neuroscientists, psychiatrists, and clinical geneticists, it is increasingly evident that future progress in genomics will.

Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology is intended to provide a medium for the prompt publication of scientific contributions concerned with all aspects of the epidemiology of psychiatric disorders - social, biological and genetic.

In addition, the journal has a particular focus on the effects of social conditions upon behaviour and the relationship between psychiatric disorders and. The recent discoveries in psychiatric genetics follow technological advances in molecular biology and conceptual advances in the genetics of complex disorders (11, 12).By interrogating genetic variation at millions of single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the genome using microarrays, one can efficiently perform genome-wide association studies (GWASs) in thousands of.

Psychiatric genetics has been fraught with controversy owing to the irreproducibility of many claimed risk factors. There is now some cause for optimism thanks to larger sample sizes and the. He has authored or co-authored over publications, including peer review journal papers, book chapters and books in the areas of psychiatric epidemiology and genetics, including major psychoses and substance abuse and spiritual health.

This resource provides a general introduction to epidemiological techniques for psychiatric research. As demand grows for evidence based practice in psychiatry, there is increasing use of epidemiological methods for studies into causes, prognosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders, although working in the field of mental health throws up its own particular challenges.

Future of Psychiatric Genetics. As we enter the new millennium, the field of psychiatric genetics is experiencing a paradigm shift.

Linkage analyses continue to be largely disappointing – even though some loci can be confirmed, positional cloning is considered an unlikely route to identify genes involved in most psychiatric disorders.

Ezra Susser, Professor of Epidemiology and Psychiatry, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, and New York State Psychiatric Institute This is a sobering must-read for anyone who wishes to know how genetic epidemiology may change how we understand, treat or prevent human s: 5.

Genetic epidemiology is a relatively new discipline that seeks to elucidate the role of genetic factors and their interaction with environmental factors in the occurrence of disease in populations (Khoury et al., ).

The term genetic epidemiology appeared in the literature only recently (Figure). "The Textbook of Psychiatric Epidemiology is a timely, up-to-date, and comprehensive book covering all aspects of the science of epidemiology as related to psychiatric disorders.

Overall, this is a well written, wel-organized book that I highly recommend to all psychiatrists and neuroscientists who are interested in the underpinning of psychiatric epidemiology."Reviews: 1.

Contribution of genetic epidemiology to our understanding of psychiatric disorders / Kathleen Ries Merikangas, Anibal Cravchik --A basic overview of contemporary human genetic analysis strategies / Ondrej Libiger, Nicholas J.

Schork --DNA methods / David W. Craig --In silico analysis strategies and resources for psychiatric genetics research. ""The Textbook of Psychiatric Epidemiology is a timely, up-to-date, and comprehensive book covering all aspects of the science of epidemiology as related to psychiatric disorders.

Overall, this is a well written, wel-organized book that I highly recommend to all psychiatrists and neuroscientists who are interested in the underpinning of psychiatric epidemiology."".

For his contributions to psychiatric genetics, Dr. Tsuang was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics. Debby W. Tsuang received her MD and MS (Psychiatric Epidemiology) from the University of Iowa. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone trying to track these causes, whether they be clinical researchers, public health practitioners, or psychiatric epidemiologists-in-training.

Starting out by tracing the brief history of psychiatric epidemiology, this book describes the study of risk factors as causes of mental disorders. Creating and Analyzing Large, Well-documented Samples. Recommendation 1: NIMH staff should draft a policy for the National Advisory Mental Health Council’s consideration that provides for the sharing of genetic materials (i.e., DNA, diagnostic data, and genotypes) collected through NIMH’s grants and cooperative agreements after a to month proprietary period.

CHAPTER 2 Historic Developments in Epidemiology OBJECTIVES After completing this chapter, you will be able to: Describe important historic events in the field of epidemiology. List and describe the contribution made by several key individuals to the field of epidemiology.Psychiatric epidemiology is a field which studies the causes of mental disorders in society, as well as conceptualization and prevalence of mental is a subfield of the more general has roots in sociological studies of the early 20th century.

However, while sociological exposures are still widely studied in psychiatric epidemiology, the field has since expanded to the.This book would serve as an excellent handbook for clinicians to keep nearby while treating psychopathology in a clinical setting.—PsycCritiques, 1/1/ This is a first-rate book summarizing, for the clinician, the current knowledge in psychiatric genetics.

I highly recommend it.—Doody's Book Review Service, 1/1/