Alati and colleagues compare alcohol use by young women born in Australia from 1981 to 1983 at 21 years of age with that of their mothers at the same age.
Rasetti and colleagues investigated whether altered brain responses, particularly in the hippocampus and parahippocampus, during the encoding phase of a simple declarative memory task were also observed in the unaffected siblings of patients with schizophrenia.
Gaysina et al examine the relationship between maternal smoking during pregnancy and offspring
conduct problems among children reared by genetically related and genetically unrelated mothers.
Three studies using distinct but complementary research designs were used. Possible covariates were
controlled for in the analyses. See the Editorial by Slotkin.