Schizophrenia - SS2 - Explanations - Genetic Model - Research

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Which 4 psychologists support the genetic model?
Gottesman, Rosenthal, Gottesman and Tienari
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How many studies did Gottesman summarise?
40
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What concordance rates were found for monozygotic twins & dizygotic twins with schizophrenia?
48% and 17%
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Who did Rosenthal study?
The Genain quadruplets - all identical, all with schizophrenia
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What else did they have?
A dreadful and abnormal childhood - nurture may have led to schizophrenia
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What concordance rates did Gottesman find for: both parents; one parent and a sibling with schizophrenia?
46%, 16% and 8%
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According to Tienari, what % of those with and without biological schizophrenic mothers developed schizophrenia?
10.3% with a schizophrenic mother developed it, and 1.1% without developed it
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What practical applications are there?
Genetic counselling to discuss risks and concordance rates
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What does it ignore the role of?
Nurture
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