American Psychiatric Association. 1994. DSM-IV Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders. Fourth edition. Washington D.C: American Psychiatric Press.
Arribas-Ayllon, M., A. Bartlett, and K. Featherstone. 2010. Complexity and accountability: The witches’ brew of psychiatric genetics. Social Studies of Science
Borgna, E. 2003. Le intermittenze del cuore. Milano: Feltrinelli. Particularly chapter 1 Paesaggi invisibili (pp. 9–14).
Civita, A. 1990. Ricerche filosofiche sulla psichiatria. Milano: Guerini.
Civita, A. 1999. Psicopatologia. Un’introduzione storica. Roma: Carocci (Appendix 3).
Commission of the European Communities. 2000. Communication from the Commission on the precautionary principle. Bruxelles.
Council of Europe. 1997. Convention on human rights and biomedicine. Oviedo.
Cowan, W.M., K.L. Kopnisky, and S.E. Hyman. 2002. The human genome project and its impact on psychiatry. Annual Review on Neuroscience
Dick, D.M., B. Riley, and K.S. Kendler. 2010. Nature and nurture in neuropsychiatric genetics: Where do we stand? Dialogues in Clinical Neurosciences 12(1): 7–23.
European Commission. 2004. 25 recommendations on the ethical, legal and social implications of genetic testing. Bruxelles.
European Commission. 2007. Taking European knowledge society seriously. Report of the expert group on science and governance to the Science, Economy and Society Directorate, Directorate-General for Research, European Commission. Bruxelles.
European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies to the European Commission. 2003. Opinion on the ethical aspects of genetic testing in the workplace. Opinion n.18. Bruxelles.
Forzano, F., P. Borry, A. Cambon-Thomsen, S.V. Hodgson, A. Tibben, P. de Vries, et al. 2010. Italian appeal court: A genetic predisposition to commit murder? European Journal of Human Genetics
Human Genetics Commission. 2010. A common framework of principles for direct-to-consumer genetic testing services. London: Human Genetics Commission.
Lakoff, A. 2005. Pharmaceutical reason. Knowledge and value in global psychiatry
. Cambridge: University Press UK.CrossRef
Lewontin, R. 1992. Chapter 2. All in the genes? In Biology as ideology. The doctrine of DNA. New York: Harper Perennial. (pp. 17–37).
Lewontin, R., S. Rose, L. Kamin, 1984. Not in our genes. New York: Pantheon books. Particularly chapter 8 Schizophrenia: the clash of determinisms (pp. 197–231).
Liberatore, A., and S. Funtowicz. 2003. Democratising expertise, expertising democracy: What does this mean, and why bother? Science and Public Policy
McMahon, F.J., N. Akula, T.G. Schulze, P. Muglia, F. Tozzi, S.D. Detera-Wadleigh, et al. 2010. Meta-analysis of genome-wide association data identifies a risk locus for major mood disorders on 3p21.1. Nature Genetics
National Institute of Mental Health’s Genetics Workgroup. 1999. Report. Biological Psychiatry 45: 559–602.
Nuffield Council on Bioethics. 1998. Mental disorders and genetics: the ethical context. London: Nuffield Council on Bioethics.
Nuffield Council on Bioethics. 2002. Genetics and human behaviour: the ethical context. London: Nuffield Council on Bioethics.
Nuffield Council on Bioethics. 2003. Pharmacogenetics. Ethical issues. London: Nuffield Council on Bioethics.
Nöthen, M.M., V. Nieratschker, S. Cichon, and M. Rietschel. 2010. New findings in the genetics of major psychoses. Dialogues in Clinical Neurosciences 12(1): 85–93.
Owen, M.J., A.G. Cardno, and M.C. O’Donovan. 2000. Psychiatric genetics: Back to the future. Mol Psychiatry
Plomin, R., J.C. DeFries, G.E. McClearn, and P. McGuffin. 2001. Behavioral genetics, 4th ed. New York: Worth Publishers.
Psychiatric GWAS Consortium Coordinating Committee. 2009. Genomewide association studies: History, rationale, and prospects for psychiatric disorders. The American Journal of Psychiatry
Rutter, M., A. Pickles, R. Murray, and L. Eaves. 2001. Testing hypotheses on specific environmental causal effects on behaviour. Psychological Bulletin
Rutter, M., and R. Plomin. 1997. Opportunities for psychiatry from genetic findings. The British Journal of Psychiatry
Sartorius, N. 2006. Lessons from a 10-year global programme against stigma and discrimination because of an illness. Psychology, Health and Medicine
Shyn, S.I., J. Shi, J.B. Kraft, J.B. Potash, J.A. Knowles, M.M. Weissman, et al. 2011. Novel loci for major depression identified by genome-wide association study of sequenced treatment alternatives to relieve depression and meta-analysis of three studies. Molecular Psychiatry
Simon, C. 1997. Mad house: growing up in the shadow of mentally ill siblings. New York City: Doubleday. Adapted from the book. In National Institute of Mental Health’s Genetics Workgroup. Report. Biological Psychiatry 45: 559–602. p. 560.
Sullivan, P.F., M.C. Neale, and K.S. Kendler. 2000. Genetic epidemiology of major depression: Review and meta-analysis. The American Journal of Psychiatry
Uher, R., N. Perroud, M.Y. Ng, J. Hauser, N. Henigsberg, W. Maier, et al. 2010. Genome-wide pharmacogenetics of antidepressant response in the GENDEP Project. The American Journal of Psychiatry
UNESCO. 1997. Universal declaration on human genome and human rights. Paris: UNESCO.
United Nation. 1992. The Rio declaration on environment and development. Rio de Janeiro: United Nation.
World Health Organization. 2001. The world health report 2001. Mental health. New understanding, new hope. Geneva. Particularly chapter 2 Burden of mental and behavioural disorders (pp. 19–44).