The Depression Network (DeNT) Study: methodology and sociodemographic characteristics of the first 470 affected sibling pairs from a large multi-site linkage genetic study
- Manic depression. Monmaney, T. // Newsweek;5/4/1987, Vol. 109 Issue 18, p53
Researchers have long debated to what extent manic depression is inherited or acquired. The most recent evidence suggests a higher probability of heredity than previously thought. A team of scientists led by Janice Egeland, a medical sociologist at the University of Miami School of Medicine,...
- Why Replication Matters. Sussman, Norman // Primary Psychiatry;Jul2009, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p14
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses articles on genetic aspects of depression, the role of prefrontal cortex (PFC) in attention and behavior by Amy E. T. Arnsten et al and a case study of a patient who had subconjunctival hemorrhage after receiving escitalopram.
- Stuck with each other. Fitzgerald, Nancy // Scholastic Choices;Nov/Dec93, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p18
Discusses sibling relationships. Differences; Fights; Bond as the most enduring relationship; Common experiences; Rivalry; Suggestions to end the bickering. INSET: Getting into step with stepsiblings..
- Well siblings of sick children. Oakes, Janet // Pediatrics for Parents;1993, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p3
Gives advice on how to deal with well siblings of sick children. Emotions felt by the well sibling; Stress caused by the illness.
- Make room for daddy. Conrad, Eva // Working Mother;Sep93, p74
Report on the study by Brenda Voling of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor regarding the impact of fathers on sibling relationships. Number of families observed in the study; Association of fathers' affection to siblings' treatment to each other.
- Oh brother, oh sister! Hanauer, Cathi // Seventeen;Nov93, Vol. 52 Issue 11, p86
Advises on problems between brothers and sisters. Problem with a sister's boyfriend; Problem of a suspicious brother; Problem of a brother who is always with his girl.
- Need for cognition: Exploratory relationships with sibship structure and cognitive style. Claxton, Reid P.; McIntyre, Roger P. // Psychological Reports;Dec94 Part 1, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p1131
Examines whether the need for cognition is influenced by sibling composition. Relationship of the number of male siblings to cognition scores; Concept of cognitive style as related to Jungian psychological type theory.
- Gene Linked to Depression. // Journal of Dental Hygiene;Summer2003, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p184
Reports a study published in the July 18, 2003, issue of 'Science,' which reveals that people with a specific gene who experienced multiple stressful life events over a five-year period were more likely to develop depression. Identification of the serotonin-transporter gene as a possible risk...
- Analysis of structural polymorphisms and C-1018G promoter variant of the 5-HT1A receptor gene as putative risk factors in major depression. Arias, B.; Arrantz, M.J.; Gastro, C.; Catalan, R.; Pintor, L.; Gutierrez, B.; Kerwin, R.W.; Fananas, L. // Molecular Psychiatry;2002, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p930
Studies the possible association between the serotonin 1A receptor gene and major depression. Role of the receptor in antidepressant response and control of intersynaptic serotonin release; Genotype and allele frequencies in patients with depression and controls; Genetic variability in the...