Straube, E. R.; Oades, Robert D.; Lewontin, R. C.; Rose, S.; Kamin,, L. J.:

Does Schizophrenia have a substantial genetic component?

In: Seeing both sides : classic controversies in abnormal psychology / Lilienfeld, Scott O. (Hrsg.)
Pacific Grove [u.a.]: Brooks Cole (1995), S. 85 - 115
ISBN: 0-534-25134-X
Buchaufsatz / Kapitel / Fach: Medizin
Medizinische Fakultät » Universitätsklinikum Essen » LVR-Klinikum Essen » Klinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie des Kindes- und Jugendalters
Abstract:
side by side comparison of two articles : - Genetic studies [ Is schizophrenia inherited ? ] E.R.Straube & R.D. Oades Schizophrenia: The clash of determinisms R.C. Lewontin, S. Rose, L.J. Kamin with an Introduction to the Controversy, Discussion, Questions to stimulate discussion and Suggestions for further reading from S.O. Lilienfeld Straube and Oades review the evidence from twin adoption studies of schizophrenia and conclude that schizophrenia is substantially influenced by genetic factors. Lewontin, Rose and Kamin find the evidence for the heritability of schizophrenia to be unconvincing and argue that greater attention should be focused on social and cultural factors in the genesis of schizophrenia.