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3. Nature or nurture?

3. Nature or nurture?  

Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman

in Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777486
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199567157.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199567157
Do we inherit anxiety through our genes, or learn it from those closest to us? ‘Nature or nurture?’ looks at the evidence. Twin adoption studies point to a genetic influence, but ... More
4. Dyslexia genes and the environment—a class act?

4. Dyslexia genes and the environment—a class act?  

Margaret J. Snowling

in Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2019
Published Online: 
May 2019
eISBN: 
9780191859496
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198818304.003.0004
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9780198818304
‘Dyslexia genes and the environment—a class act?’ considers the biological bases of dyslexia. Is dyslexia heritable? It has been known for many years that dyslexia runs in families. Like ... More
Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction

Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction  

Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman

Print Publication Year: 
May 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777486
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199567157.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780199567157
Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction explains what anxiety is, why it is a normal and vital part of our emotional life, and the factors that cause it. Are we born with fears or ... More
6. Social phobia

6. Social phobia  

Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman

in Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777486
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199567157.003.0006
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199567157
‘Social phobia’ discusses social anxiety disorder. Individuals suffering from social phobias believe they acannot interact socially; that they fall short of the standards they and everyone ... More
8. Generalized anxiety disorder

8. Generalized anxiety disorder  

Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman

in Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777486
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199567157.003.0008
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199567157
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a relatively new concept. Worry is the main characteristic of GAD, which can be a highly debilitating illness, with profound effects on a person's ... More
5. Genes of small effect

5. Genes of small effect  

Jonathan Slack

in Genes: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2014
Published Online: 
Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780950
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199676507.003.0005
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9780199676507
‘Genes of small effect’ considers unidentified genes whose variants collectively affect some characteristic of interest. Many aspects of living organisms depend not on the action of a few ... More

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