We know that many physical characteristics are determined by genes. But do genes also affect mental characteristics, such as the way we feel? Can abnormalities in specific genes lead to mental disorders? And, if so, can these genes actually be identified and their discovery put to use in prevention and treatment? In this book, leading psychiatrist and biological researcher Samuel Barondes answers these questions by focusing on manic-depressive illness - a common and dramatic mood disorder characterized by wild swings from ...

Mood Genes 1998, W.H. Freeman & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780716729433