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Primary Sources: Schizophrenia and Genetic Risks

One of the most poignant aspects of John Nash's story is that he and his wife Alicia have a son who also suffers from schizophrenia. The role of genetic factors in many different illnesses is a major area of current medical research. One expert, Irving I. Gottesman, the author of Schizophrenia Genesis -- The Origins of Madness (W.H. Freeman, 1991), co-authored an informational guide, "Schizophrenia & Genetic Risks," on this subject.

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