Behaviour Genetics – Human
Published Online: 15 APR 2002
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Comings, D. E. 2002. Behaviour Genetics – Human. eLS. .
- Published Online: 15 APR 2002
Many studies have shown that genes contribute to at least 50% of most behavioural traits and disorders, and in some cases as much as 90%. In the coming years genetic testing will be used to assist in the diagnosis and choice of treatment of most behavioural problems.
- polygenic inheritance;
- twin studies;
- molecular genetics