Directional and fluctuating asymmetry in finger and a-b ridge counts in psychosis: a case-control study
- Dermatoglyphics in patients with schizophrenia *. Shakibaei, Fereshteh; Ali Asadollahi, Ghorban; Tabibi, Amirpooyan // Journal of Research in Medical Sciences;Aug2011, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p1055
BACKGROUND: There are controversial evidences on the association between fingerprint traits and schizophrenia. We compared fingerprint traits of patients with schizophrenia and normal individuals in Iranian population. METHODS: Finger tip dermal ridge of 290 patients with schizophrenia and 290...
- Genetics of Dermatoglyphic Asymmetry in Vaidyas of West Bengal, India. Sengupta, M.; Karmakar, B. // Human Biology;Apr2006, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p199
In this study of the genetics of dermatoglyphic asymmetry, we collected bilateral finger and palm prints of 824 individuals from 200 families including 2 generations from an endogamous caste (Vaidya) in Barasat, North 24-Parganas District, West Bengal. Two main types of asymmetry (fluctuating...
- MYSTERY PHOTO. // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;10/11/2004, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p8
Presents an activity for children about fingerprints.
- OPHELIA'S LAST WORD. // Spider;Sep2004, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p33
Presents a technique for detecting fingerprints of a person on a glass.
- Fingerprinting exercise leads to breach in exam security. Lawton, Millicent // Education Week;02/04/98, Vol. 17 Issue 21, p14
Highlights the fingerprinting exercise required from 5th grade students in Michigan before an examination which was considered unlawful in the state. Details on how the fingerprinting exercise was publicized by Diane Barnes, a parent of one of the students; Law in the state about the...
- Fingerprints. Aronson, Jeff // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/11/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7113, p930
Discusses the terms `fingerprints' or `dermatoglyphics.' Discovery supporting the hypothesis that fingerprints evolve as an aid to climbing; Use of fingerprints as means of identification; History of the word `dermatoglyphics'; Use of the term `fingerprints' in everyday speech.
- Relationship between dermatoglyphic patterns in bipolar I disorder and schizophrenia. // Journal of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences (JMUMS);Jun/Jul2010, Vol. 20 Issue 76, p32
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- Manic-Depressive Psychosis and Schizophrenia: A Dermatoglyphic Study. Balgir, R. S.; Murthy, R. Srinivasa; Wig, N. N. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Jun80, Vol. 136, p558
The study analysed qualitative and quantitative dermatoglyphic features in schizophrenia and manic-depressive psychosis. Differences were found which support the view that these two psychoses are genetically distinct. A possible field for further study is discussed.
- Dermatoglyphics in Schizophrenia: The Relevance of Positive Family History. Murthy, R. Srinivasa; Wig, N. N. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Jan77, Vol. 130, p56
In the present study dermatoglyphic features were studied in schizophrenics with and without positive family history of schizophrenia. It was found that the difference between normals and schizophrenics was further exaggerated in those schizophrenics with a positive family history for...