Genetic Aspects of Mood Disorders

  • Laila El Moussely
  • Published 1998


The diagnosis included nine cases bipolar depression, nine cases unipolar& two cases dysthymic disorder. Positive blood consanguinity reported in 56% of unipolar cases compared to 67% of bipolar. Recurrence risk for relatives of the probands studied was 20% in unipolar depression; equal in a 1st & 2nd degree relatives compared to 17.3 % in bipolar cases… (More)


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