Genetics of schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder: strategies to identify candidate genes

D.J. Porteous, K.L. Evans, J.K. Millar, B.S. Pickard, P.A. Thomson, R. James, S. MacGregor, N.R. Wray, P.M. Visscher, W.J. Muir, D.H. Blackwood

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Abstract

Schizophrenia (SCZ) and bipolar affective disorder(BPAD) (formerly termed manic-depressive illness) aresevere, disabling psychiatric illnesses that feature prominently in the top ten causes of disability worldwide (Lopezand Murray 1998). Each will affect about 1% of the population in their lifetime.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)383-394
Number of pages12
JournalCold Spring Harbor symposia on quantitative biology
Volume68
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Keywords

  • chromosome mapping
  • schizophrenia
  • bipolar disorder

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