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Analysis of shared heritability in common disorders of the brain
Brainstorming diseases Consistent classification of neuropsychiatric diseases is problematic because it can lead to misunderstanding of etiology. The Brainstorm Consortium examined multipleExpand
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The genetics of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adults, a review
The adult form of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (aADHD) has a prevalence of up to 5% and is the most severe long-term outcome of this common neurodevelopmental disorder. Family studies inExpand
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Y-chromosome evidence for differing ancient demographic histories in the Americas.
To scrutinize the male ancestry of extant Native American populations, we examined eight biallelic and six microsatellite polymorphisms from the nonrecombining portion of the Y chromosome, in 438Expand
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Association of specific haplotypes of D2 dopamine receptor gene with vulnerability to heroin dependence in 2 distinct populations.
CONTEXT Dopamine receptor-mediated pathways play critical roles in the mechanism of addiction. However, associations of the D(2) dopamine receptor gene (DRD2) with substance abuse are controversial.Expand
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Alcohol consumption, cardiovascular health, and endothelial function markers.
Cardiovascular diseases are among the worldwide leading causes of shorter life expectancy and loss of quality of life. Thus, any influence of diet or life habits on the cardiovascular system may haveExpand
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[Interrater reliability for diagnosis in adults of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and oppositional defiant disorder using K-SADS-E].
The diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) in adults lacks adequate assessment instruments. The aim of this investigation is to evaluateExpand
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DRD4 and DAT1 as modifying genes in alcoholism: interaction with novelty seeking on level of alcohol consumption
DRD4 and DAT1 as modifying genes in alcoholism: interaction with novelty seeking on level of alcohol consumption
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Lack of Support for the Association between Facial Shape and Aggression: A Reappraisal Based on a Worldwide Population Genetics Perspective
Antisocial and criminal behaviors are multifactorial traits whose interpretation relies on multiple disciplines. Since these interpretations may have social, moral and legal implications, a constantExpand
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Predictors of persistence of ADHD into adulthood: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is traditionally conceptualized as a neurodevelopmental disorder that continues into adulthood in up to half of diagnosed cases. In light of currentExpand
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MAOA‐uVNTR polymorphism in a Brazilian sample: Further support for the association with impulsive behaviors and alcohol dependence
The enzyme monoamine oxidase A (MAO A) plays an important role in the metabolism of neurotransmitters. The MAOA gene presents several polymorphisms, including a 30‐bp VNTR in the promoter regionExpand
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