Table of Contents

Why is the topic of genes and behavior controversial?.
Causes and risks.
How much is nature and how much nurture?.
The heritability of different mental disorders and traits.
Environmentally mediated risks.
Patterns of inheritance.
What genes do.
Finding and understanding specific susceptibility genes.
Gene-environment interplay and causal pathways from genes to psychopathology.
What environments do to genes.
Conclusions