• This article summarizes discussion, conclusions, and recommendations of participants in a National Institute of Mental Health—sponsored workshop dealing with major issues in family and genetic studies of affective disorders. Key up-to-date findings in the field are reviewed with emphasis on areas of agreement. Remaining controversies and problems are identified, and a set of overall conclusions and recommendations for future research activities in the field is presented.
Blehar MC, Weissman MM, Gershon ES, Hirschfeld RMA. Family and Genetic Studies of Affective Disorders. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1988;45(3):289-292. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.1988.01800270109013