SIB-PAIR METHOD

a genetic technique to find the extent of inherited psychiatric factors among blood relatives as compared to the general population. Sib-pair method studies have found a high incidence of schizophrenia in twins.

SIB-PAIR METHOD: "The Sib-pair method looks at the ratio of mental illnesses that are inherited to it forming in the general population."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SIB-PAIR METHOD," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sib-pair-method/ (accessed February 18, 2020).
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