Update on chromosomal locations for psychiatric disorders: Report of the interim meeting of chromosome workshop chairpersons from the VIIth World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics, Monterey; California, October 14-18, 1999

Lynn E. DeLisi, Nick J. Craddock, Sevilla Detera-Wadleigh, Tatiana Foroud, Pablo Gejman, James L. Kennedy, Corinne Lendon, Fabio Macciardi, Patrick McKeon, Leslie Mynett-Johnson, John I. Nurnberger, Andrew Paterson, Sybille Schwab, Christine Van Broeckhoven, Dieter Wildenauer, Timothy J. Crow

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Abstract

The Chromosome Workshops at the annual World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics have proven to be useful tools to compare data and to assess the significance of results from independent studies. These sessions have also been able to integrate the findings across diagnostic groups. These workshops will continue to extend the previously reported information to include new data sets at future meetings. The integrative maps and consensus reports will be available in regular publications and on the World-Wide WEB. No gene has yet been isolated for the major psychiatric disorders-schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, alcoholism, or autism. The use of linkage strategies alone to localize genes for these complex disorders remains to be established and alternative approaches should continue to be explored.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)434-449
Number of pages16
JournalAmerican Journal of Medical Genetics - Neuropsychiatric Genetics
Volume96
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 12 2000

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics(clinical)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

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