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ERIC Number: EJ826375
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9630
Understanding and Testing Risk Mechanisms for Mental Disorders
Rutter, Michael
Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, v50 n1-2 p44-52 Jan-Feb 2009
Over the past 50 years there has been a virtual revolution in thinking about risk mechanisms. The key areas of challenge and opportunity include: identification of environmental causes; use of natural experiments; gene-environment interaction; testing for mediation; developmental moderation; biological programming; and developmental perturbations.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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