Reihenuntersuchungen der gonosomalen Chromosomenaberrationen bei männlichen Geisteskranken

Translated title of the contribution: Sex chromosome aberration screening among male psychiatric patients

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The authors report of sex chromosome aberration screenings among the patients of the male psychiatric department, University Medical School, Pécs. 310 patients were investigated. The X-chromatin was detected in buccal smears with thionin-staining and the Y-chromatin in peripheric blood smears with quinacrin-staining by the help of fluorescentoptical technique. Two Klinefelter-patients and one YY-patient were diagnostized. The Klinefelter-patients were psychopaths and mentally subnormal, the YY-patient was a paranoid schizophrenic. The incidence of Klinefelter syndrome is 0. 64%, that of the YY syndrome is 0. 32%. Mental relations of sex chromosome aberrations are discussed in detail.

Translated title of the contributionSex chromosome aberration screening among male psychiatric patients
Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)273-282
Number of pages10
JournalArchiv für Psychiatrie und Nervenkrankheiten Vereinigt mit Zeitschrift für die Gesamte Neurologie und Psychiatrie
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 1976


  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Male Psychiatric Patients
  • Mental Subnormality
  • Psychopathy
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sex Chromosome Aberrations
  • YY Syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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