NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Psychiatric disorders share a genetic overlap with each other that neurological disorders do not, a new study has found.

Researchers from the Brainstorm Consortium combined genome-wide association data on more than 265,000 individuals with 25 different psychiatric or neurological disorders to examine their genetic overlap. People with different brain disorders can share similar symptoms, which could suggest a shared biological etiology.

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