Genetics

Genetics

Large Genome Study Suggests Anorexia Nervosa is a Metabolic Disorder as Well as a Psychiatric One
By far the largest genetic study to date of anorexia nervosa has identified eight areas in the human genome in... Read More
The First Robust Genetic Markers for ADHD Are Reported
After years of trying, researchers say they have now succeeded in discovering specific areas of the human genome that contain... Read More
Social Anxiety Susceptibility Is Traced to a Specific Brain Circuit and Genetic Variation
Researchers report progress in untangling a web of complexities that they believe can give rise to social anxiety disorder ... Read More
Some Pathologies in Autism are Traced to Stem Cells in the Developing Brain
Evidence continues to mount that some and perhaps many of the biological abnormalities that underlie autism spectrum disorder (ASD) begin... Read More
Researchers Explore How Adolescent Chronic Cannabis Use Could Affect Adult Memory
Does using marijuana as a teen pose a risk to the brain? The question has been asked and studied by... Read More