Chromosomal abnormalities and psychosis

Walter J. Muir, Benjamin S. Pickard, Douglas H.R. Blackwood

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Abstract

The search for susceptibility genes for schizophrenia and severe affective disorder has been enhanced by the study of cytogenetic abnormalities that disrupt genes directly. One such gene is DISCI and there is increasing evidence that it may be an important modulator of risk of psychosis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)501-503
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Psychiatry
Volume188
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 May 2006

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Keywords

  • nerve tissue proteins
  • genetics
  • schizophrenia
  • psychotic disorders
  • psychiatric disorder

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