Assessment of functional tag single nucleotide polymorphisms within the DRD2 gene as risk factors for post-traumatic stress disorder in the Han Chinese population.

BACKGROUND Gene variations related to the dopaminergic pathway have been implicated in a number of neuropsychiatric disorders, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Dopamine D2 receptor (DRD2) has been shown to significantly contribute to neuropsychiatric disorders and may specifically contribute to predisposition to PTSD. This study aimed to… (More)