Genetics

Genetics

Taking the Next Step in Understanding the Genetic Roots of Mental Illness
The human genome’s three billion pairs of DNA “letters” are a code of instructions packed tightly in the center of... Read More
Connecting the Dots, From Genes to Brain Biology to Disorders
In the first group of 11 papers that PsychENCODE researchers have shared with the scientific community, they demonstrate that by... Read More
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