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However, recent work has questioned whether this polymorphism may actually be reflecting variation in a gene next to DRD2. 32 33 Etiologic Marker Studies Major areas of concentration in the search for a potential biologic trait marker of alcoholism include the following: (1) enzymes of alcohol metabolism and other enzymes; (2) EEG and evoked potentials before and after alcohol; (3) psychologic/psychophysiologic differences; and (4) behavioral and neuroendocrine responses to alcohol. Alcohol is metabolized primarily in the liver by alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) and aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH).

Curr Psychiatry Rep 2006;8(5):393â 397. : Collaborative analysis of DRD4 and DAT genotypes in population-defined ADHD subtypes. J Child Psychol Psychiatry 2005;46(10):1067â 1073. [PMID: 16178930] Autism (Pervasive Developmental Disorder) The pooled frequency of autism in sibs is about 3%, which is 50â 100 times the population rate. Folstein and Rutter reported an MZ concordance of 36% and a DZ concordance of 0%. When the phenotype was expanded to include language and cognitive abnormalities, concordance rates were 82% and 10%.

Among kindreds in which the proband has the endophenotype, it should be observable at a higher rate among unaffected family members compared to the general population. There are many reports of attentional deficit measures in schizophrenia. " Working memory can be assessed through multiple different mental tasks, such as N back, Wisconsin Card Sort, and reverse digit span. Deficits in working memory have been described as an endophenotype for schizophrenia. 5 or 2 standard deviation units below the mean for controls).

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