Psychiatric disorders in a sample of spouses of probands with recurrent Primary Affective Disorders (PAD) and in their first degree relatives were evaluated and compared with those in the spouse of control subjects without psychiatric illnesses. No differences were found in the risk for PAD, but spouses of PAD patients and their respective first degree relatives manifested a greater incidence of affective spectrum disorders.
|Titolo:||Genetic implications in assortative mating of affective disorders|
|Parole Chiave:||Risk; Sociology; Humans; Mood Disorders; Family; Male; Female|
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore MED/03 - Genetica Medica|
|Data di pubblicazione:||mar-1981|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjp.138.3.236|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|