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Psychiatric disorders share common genetic risk factors

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 06 March 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1470

Researchers have discovered a set of genetic risk factors shared between five major psychiatric disorders—schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, autism, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

The four risk loci emerged from genome-wide analyses of …

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