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By Jeff Corwin

Well known tv host Jeff Corwin takes readers on a gripping trip worldwide to satisfy the animals threatened by way of extinction

It's no mystery that our planet is in situation. Environmental threats resembling weather swap, pollutants, habitat loss, and land degradation threaten the survival of hundreds of thousands of plant and animal species. In a hundred Heartbeats, Jeff Corwin offers an pressing portrait of the natural world teetering at the brink.

From the forests slipping away underneath the stealthy paws of the Florida panther, to the enormous panda's plight to climb ever better within the mountains of China, Corwin takes you on a world travel to witness firsthand the serious nation of our wildlife. alongside the best way, he stocks inspiring tales of battles being waged and received via the conservationists at the entrance strains of protection.

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Concordance group Cl + C2 must be considered for a direct comparison with previous twin studies in schizophrenic research. The rates are 50% for monozygotic pairs and 20% for dizygotic pairs (age-adjusted: 55% and 23%). These values coincide with the average from the con- Concordance rates 53 cordance rates of all previous twin studies (monozygotic pairs 54%, dizygotic pairs 10%, without age adjustment).

Table 13 shows that there were slight age differences in the age at the onset between men and women within individual diagnostic Table 12. 3%) Demographic data of the subjects 47 Table 13. 2 SD) Other diagnoses of the schizophrenic spectrum (DSM-lII-RIICD 10) subgroups (cycloid psychoses and other spectrum psychoses apart from schizophrenia according to DSM-III-R1ICD 10). Social situation (school, occupation, marital status) Tables A6 and A7 in the Appendix show the social situation of the subjects at the time of the first hospitalization and at the time of the follow-up study.

1965). The authors reported in 1966 that in 11 discordant pairs the schizophrenic twin was the lighter twin at birth in 11 cases (between 15 g and 793 g) and was the second born in eight cases (pollin et al. 1966). Stabenau and Pollin (1967) found in earlier twin studies of discordant pairs that the ill partner was often smaller, weaker and lighter at birth and was often affected by asphyxia or other birth complications. In 1971 Mosher et at. reported that in 15 discordant pairs, the ill index-twin showed neurological irregularities significantly more often, had more difficulties during birth, and was the lighter twin in 12 cases.

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