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Title Behavior genetic approaches in behavioral medicine / edited by J. Rick Turner, Lon R. Cardon, and John K. Hewitt
Published New York : Plenum Press, [1995]


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Description xvi, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Perspectives on individual differences
Perspectives on individual differences.
Contents Ch. 1. Behavior Genetic Approaches in Behavioral Medicine: An Introduction / John K. Hewitt and J. Rick Turner -- Ch. 2. Mediators and Moderators of Alcoholism Inheritance / Matt McGue -- Ch. 3. Genetic Influences on Smoking Behavior / Andrew C. Heath and Pamela A. F. Madden -- Ch. 4. Smoking and Addictive Behaviors: Epidemiological, Individual, and Family Factors / David C. Rowe and Miriam R. Linver -- Ch. 5. Behavior Genetic Studies of Cardiovascular Responses to Stress / John K. Hewitt and J. Rick Turner -- Ch. 6. Developmental Genetic Trends in Blood Pressure Levels and Blood Pressure Reactivity to Stress / Harold Snieder, Lorenz J. P. van Doornen and Dorret I. Boomsma -- Ch. 7. Genetic Influences on Body Mass Index in Early Childhood / Lon R. Cardon -- Ch. 8. Genetic Studies of Obesity across the Life Span / Joanne M. Meyer -- Ch. 9. Genetics and Eating Disorders / Jeanine R. Spelt and Joanne M. Meyer
Ch. 10. Issues in the Behavior Genetic Investigation of Gender Differences / Chandra A. Reynolds and John K. Hewitt -- Ch. 11. Studying Ethnicity and Behavioral Medicine: A Quantitative Genetic Approach / Keith E. Whitfield and Toni P. Miles -- Ch. 12. Genetics, Environmental Risks, and Protective Factors / Robert Plomin -- Ch. 13. Quantitative Trait Loci: Mapping Genes for Complex Traits / Lon R. Cardon -- Ch. 14. Implications of a Behavior Genetic Perspective in Behavioral Medicine / John K. Hewitt and J. Rick Turner
Analysis Humans Genetics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Behavior genetics.
Health behavior -- Genetic aspects.
Health behavior.
Health risk assessment.
Psychophysiology -- Genetic aspects.
Genetics, Behavioral.
Author Cardon, Lon R.
Hewitt, John K.
Turner, J. Rick.
LC no. 95019341
ISBN 0306449692