Dissecting the phenotype in genome-wide association studies of psychiatric illness

Nick Craddock, Kenneth Kendler, Michael Neale, John Nurnberger, Shaun Purcell, Marcella Rietschel, Roy Perlis, Susan L. Santangelo, Thomas Schulze, Jordan W. Smoller, Anita Thapar

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Abstract

Over the past 2 years genome-wide association studies have made major contributions to understanding the genetic architecture of many common human diseases. This editorial outlines the development of such studies in psychiatry and highlights the opportunities for advancing understanding of the biological underpinnings and nosological structure of psychiatric disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)97-99
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Psychiatry
Volume195
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2009

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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    Craddock, N., Kendler, K., Neale, M., Nurnberger, J., Purcell, S., Rietschel, M., Perlis, R., Santangelo, S. L., Schulze, T., Smoller, J. W., & Thapar, A. (2009). Dissecting the phenotype in genome-wide association studies of psychiatric illness. British Journal of Psychiatry, 195(2), 97-99. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.108.063156