Twin Studies

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  • Created on: 17-06-12 08:25
  • Focus on MZ twins as they share 100% DNA
  • Used to investigate the influence of genes - to see is there is a predisposition for Schizophrenia
  • Findings compared with DZ twins (50% DNA)
  • Concordance rates found - looks at 2 variables Sciz and non schiz and agree
  • May look at twins that have been sepreated at birth but both still develop S = Genetic influence


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