Genetics of Behavior

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jkang1
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Genetics of Behavior
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2012-09-02 21:52:40
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Behavioral Sciences lecture 1
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  1. What is the risk for developing schizophrenia in the general population?
    1%
  2. Risk for schizophrenia if you have a 1st degree relative
    10%
  3. Risk for schizophrenia if both parents are schizophrenic
    40%
  4. Risk for schizophrenia with schizophrenic identical twins
    50%
  5. Risk for developing Bipolar Disorder in the general population
    1%
  6. Risk for Bipolar Disorder if you have a 1st degree relative with it
    20%
  7. Risk for Bipolar Disorder if both parents are bipolar
    60%
  8. Risk for Bipolar Disorder if your identical twin is bipolar
    75%
  9. Risk for developing Alzheimer's Disease if no relative has the disease
    10%
  10. Risk for developing Alzheimer's Disease if a 1st degree relative has it
    25-50%
  11. Risk for developing Huntington's Disease if a parent has the disease
    50%
  12. How much higher is the risk for alcoholism in people with 1 alcoholic parent
    4x
  13. How many adults experience a mental health disorder in a given year?
    1 in 4
  14. How many adults live with a serious mental illness (such as schizophrenia, major depression, or bipolar disorder)?
    1 in 17
  15. How many children live with a serious mental or emotional disorder?
    1 in 10
  16. How much earlier do adults with a serous mental illness die by than other Americans
    25 years earlier
  17. What is the 3rd leading cause of death for people ages 10-24
    suicide
  18. How much more likely are male veterans likely to die by suicide compared with their civilian peers in the general US population?
    twice as likely

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