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Genetic epidemiology of major depression: review and meta-analysis.
OBJECTIVE The authors conducted a meta-analysis of relevant data from primary studies of the genetic epidemiology of major depression. METHOD The authors searched MEDLINE and the reference lists ofExpand
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Methodology for Genetic Studies of Twins and Families
Preface. List of Figures. List of Tables. 1. The Scope of Genetic Analyses. 2. Data Summary. 3. Biometrical Genetics. 4. Matrix Algebra. 5. Path Analysis and Structural Equations. 6. LISREL ModelsExpand
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Genetic and Environmental Factors in Relative Body Weight and Human Adiposity
We review the literature on the familial resemblance of body mass index (BMI) and other adiposity measures and find strikingly convergent results for a variety of relationships. Results from twinExpand
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Distinct genetic influences on cortical surface area and cortical thickness.
Neuroimaging studies examining the effects of aging and neuropsychiatric disorders on the cerebral cortex have largely been based on measures of cortical volume. Given that cortical volume is aExpand
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Schizophrenia as a complex trait: evidence from a meta-analysis of twin studies.
CONTEXT There are many published twin studies of schizophrenia. Although these studies have been reviewed previously, to our knowledge, no review has provided quantitative summary estimates of theExpand
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The structure of genetic and environmental risk factors for common psychiatric and substance use disorders in men and women.
BACKGROUND Patterns of comorbidity suggest that the common psychiatric and substance use syndromes may be divisible into 2 broad groups of internalizing and externalizing disorders. We do not knowExpand
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A review and meta-analysis of the genetic epidemiology of anxiety disorders.
OBJECTIVE The authors conducted meta-analyses of data from family and twin studies of panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, phobias, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) to explore theExpand
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OpenMx 2.0: Extended Structural Equation and Statistical Modeling
The new software package OpenMx 2.0 for structural equation and other statistical modeling is introduced and its features are described. OpenMx is evolving in a modular direction and now allows aExpand
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Genetic relationship between five psychiatric disorders estimated from genome-wide SNPs
Most psychiatric disorders are moderately to highly heritable. The degree to which genetic variation is unique to individual disorders or shared across disorders is unclear. To examine shared geneticExpand
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Quantitative Genetics
Genetic analysis of quantitative traits is applied in a wide variety of substantive research areas. Many human characteristics exhibit continuous variation, such as height, weight, intelligence orExpand
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