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Behavioural Phenotypes.
  1. ALISON WOOD, Consultant in child and adolescent psychiatry

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    Behavioural Phenotypes. Edited by Gregory O’Brien and William Yule. (Pp 21; £65 hardback.) MacKeith Press, 1995. ISBN 1-898-68306-0 9.

    The term ‘behavioural phenotype’ was introduced by Professor William Nyhan in his presidential address to the Society for Paediatric Research in 1972 with a vivid description of the self mutilation that characterises the condition to which his name is attached— the Lesch-Nyhan syndrome. The observation that individuals with the same genetic disorders behave in similar ways is …

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