GENE LINKAGE By N., Sam M.S. - 5 a tendency for genes or the genetic markers located physically close to each other on the chromosome to be inherited. The data can provide risk estimates to high risk family members. GENE LINKAGE: "Gene linkage can estimate risk." Related Psychology Terms FAMILY CARE Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population Selecting a Diagnosis Developing a Case Study LEVEL OF ASPIRATION Counselor and Client Safety CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY Y CHROMOSOME CHILD PSYCHIATRY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GENE LINKAGE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gene-linkage/ (accessed August 16, 2022).