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In Mood Genes, leading psychiatrist and biological researcher Samuel B arondes answers these questions in a way that renders a complex subjec t both exciting and understandable. Focusing on manic depressive illne ss, which affects about one percent of the population and has long bee n known to run in families, Barondes describes the fascinating hunt fo r genes--called moodIn Mood Genes, leading psychiatrist and biological researcher Samuel B arondes answers these questions in a way that renders a complex subjec t both exciting and understandable. Focusing on manic depressive illne ss, which affects about one percent of the population and has long bee n known to run in families, Barondes describes the fascinating hunt fo r genes--called mood genes--that influence the inherited vulnerability to severe mood disorders. He builds the compelling story of this hunt on the histories of two families riddled with manic-depression, expla ining what it means to have an inherited predisposition to a severe mo od disorder, how to find the mood genes that are responsible, and what will happen as mood genes are found....

Title : Mood Genes: Hunting for Origins of Mania and Depression
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ISBN : 9780195131062
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 256 Pages
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