Genetics and the Electroencephalogram

  • Friedrich┬áVogel

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XI
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 215-240

About this book


This book describes genetic studies of normal EEG findings, mainly twin studies and family studies. Among the family studies, EEG variants having a single mendelian mode of inheritance are emphasized, the available data are described critically and in detail. Morevover, psychological studies on carriers of these EEG variants are described and discussed critically. The significance of an EEG for psychological anomalies such as psychoses, psycho- and sociopathies, and alcohol addiction is considered. Features of a "normal" EEG that point to a higher susceptibility for epilepsy are mentioned. Genetic aspects of event-related (evoked) potentials are also described. There are many EEG curves as well as other graphics. This is the first monograph on this topic, and combines two fields of expertise - human genetics and clinical neurophysiology - that are normally strictly separated.


Chromosom Elektroenzephalografie chromosomal aberration diagnosis epilepsy genes genetic anomalies genetics molecular mechanisms neurons psychiatry

Authors and affiliations

  • Friedrich┬áVogel
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  1. 1.LeimenGermany

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-65573-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-57040-7
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