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NEW YORK – There are shared genetic connections between psychotic experiences and conditions on the psychotic spectrum like schizophrenia, but also with conditions like major depressive disorder and autism spectrum disorder, a new genetic association study has found.

Estimates suggest that at least 5 percent and up to 10 percent of the general population has had at least one psychotic experience, such as hallucinations or delusions, but doesn't have a neuropsychiatric condition.

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