Behavioral Neurogenetics (Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences #12) (Paperback)

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By John F. Cryan (Editor), Andreas Reif (Editor)
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Preface.- Introduction to Behavioral Neurogenetic.- Part I. Preclinical Behavioral Genetics.- Using Non-Mammalian Model Organisms to unravel the genetics of complex disorders. Forward genetic approaches to understanding complex behaviors. Animal models of gene x environment risk factors for mental illness. Pharmacogenetic studies of aggressive behavior. Selectively bred models of anxiety and depression. Genetic approaches to understand fear and anxiety. Susceptibility genes for schizophrenia: endophenotypes and mutant models. Genetic models of sensorimotor gating.- Part II. Clinical Behavioural Genetics.- Applications of next generation sequencing technologies in complex disorders. Rare genomic deletions and duplications and their role in neurodevelopmental disorders. Neuroimaging at the interface of genes, brain, and behavior. Behavioral genetics on childhood disorders. Schizophrenia genes, gene expression, and neuropathology: on the matter of their convergence. Gene x environment interaction models in psychiatric genetics. Behavioral genetics of affective and anxiety disorders. Molecular genetics of human monoaminergic transporters: relevance to behavioural disorders and drug response. Genetic variation in responses to stimulant drugs. The cognitive genetics of neuropsychiatric disorders. Behavioral genetics of neurodegenerative disorders.



Product Details
ISBN: 9783642447860
ISBN-10: 3642447864
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: June 11th, 2014
Pages: 636
Language: English
Series: Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences