"Eugenics" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The attempt to improve the PHENOTYPES of future generations of the human population by fostering the reproduction of those with favorable phenotypes and GENOTYPES and hampering or preventing BREEDING by those with "undesirable" phenotypes and genotypes. The concept is largely discredited. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Eugenics" by people in Profiles.
History of the eugenic movement. Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci. 2002; 39(4):217-31.
Eugenics-evolutionary nonsense? Nat Genet. 2000 Jul; 25(3):253.
Ernst R?din, a Nazi psychiatrist and geneticist. Am J Med Genet. 1997 Jul 25; 74(4):457-8; author reply 461-3.
Ernst R?din and Nazi euthanasia: another stain on his career. Am J Med Genet. 1997 Jul 25; 74(4):455-6; author reply 461-3.