Study Links Maternal Mental Illness-Related Variants to Perinatal Risk Factors For Offspring
Researchers identified relationships between pregnancy-related maternal traits and behaviors and polygenic risk scores for half a dozen mental health conditions.
Autism, ADHD Found to Have Overlapping and Distinct Genetic Contributions
Through a series of genome-wide association studies and other analyses, researchers uncovered seven shared genetic loci as well as five loci that differentiate the disorders.
Analysis Estimates Psychiatric Disorder Risk from Specific Copy Number Variants in Danish Cohort
The population-based analysis found that deletions and duplications in six genomic loci generally increased risk for autism spectrum disorder and ADHD.
Psychiatric Disorder Risk Affected by Dysregulation of RNA-Binding Proteins
Using a deep learning approach to study mutations in target sites of RNA-binding proteins, researchers identified DDHD2 as a candidate schizophrenia risk gene.
Psychiatric Disorders Fall Into Groups With Shared Genetic Contributors in GWAS Meta-Analysis
A genome-wide association study meta-analysis of eight psychiatric conditions led to new and known risk loci, and revealed three distinct groups of conditions.