Genetics

Genetics

Studies Find Many Genetic Links to Neuroticism
Researchers have long known that neuroticism—a personality trait characterized by a tendency toward negative emotions as well as anxiety ,... Read More
Pathways That May be Disrupted in People with OCD
A genetic study of children with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and their parents, reported March 29, 2016 in Translational Psychiatry ,... Read More
By flipping a genetic switch, researchers were able to eliminate some autism-like behaviors in adult mice, suggesting that the adult... Read More
Researchers have developed a new model for studying schizophrenia by genetically engineering mice that produce high levels of a human... Read More
How Genes May Help Determine Response to Antipsychotic Medications
People's genes may determine how they respond to medications for psychosis. In a new study published February 23, 2016 in... Read More