Association of a Nonsynonymous Variant of DAOA with Visuospatial Ability in a Bipolar Family Sample

BACKGROUND Bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are hypothesized to share some genetic background. METHODS In a two-phase study, we evaluated the effect of five promising candidate genes for psychotic disorders, DAOA, COMT, DTNBP1, NRG1, and AKT1, on bipolar spectrum disorder, psychotic disorder, and related cognitive endophenotypes in a Finnish family… (More)