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Family studies show increased familial risk—the earlier the age of onset, the higher the familial risk—and twin and adoption studies confirm a clear genetic component, though less for community-sampled or ‘neurotic’ depression, suggesting a lesser biological component (Hirschfield & Weissman, 2002). What is less clear is how this genetic risk translates into the expression of depressive illness. No evidence exists for true Mendelian inheritance. The few studies finding linkage have not been replicated.

The Stirling County study: Then and now. International Review of Psychiatry, 6, 329–348. A. R. (1989). Christchurch Psychiatric Epidemiology Study. I. Six-month and other period prevalences of specific psychiatric disorders. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 23, 327–340. Parker, G. (1981). Parental reports of depressives: An investigation of several explanations. Journal of Affective Disorders, 3, 131–140. Parker, G. (1990). Parental rearing style: Examining for links with personality vulnerability factors for depression.

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