Weijun Ling

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Schizophrenia (SCZ) is a devastating neurodevelopmental disorder. However, the mechanism underlying this highly heritable disorder remains unclear. The dopamine beta-hydroxylase (DBH) gene encodes a key metabolic enzyme of dopamine. Consequently, DBH is considered a candidate gene for SCZ. However, previous studies on its association with SCZ susceptibility(More)
Two single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) (rs11918092 and rs9520087) were genotyped in Chinese Zhuang and Han populations. Symptoms of schizophrenic patients were assessed by the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale. No association of any SNP with schizophrenic susceptibility was found. However, associations of rs9520087 with the total scale score (P =(More)
Although anxiety disorders (ADs) have been recognized as one of the most prevalent mental disorders in mainland China, the prevalence of ADs has not been reported until now. The lack of a consolidated and comparable review on the prevalence of ADs in mainland China necessitated this meta-analysis to measure the prevalence. To identify the relevant studies(More)
Schizophrenia (SCZ) is a severe neuropsychiatric disorder with high heritability. A recent European genome-wide association study has reported that mitotic arrest deficient-like 1 (MAD1L1) polymorphism rs12666575 is associated with SCZ susceptibility. This study aims to test the association of MAD1L1 variant rs12666575 with SCZ susceptibility in a Chinese(More)
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