Genetic and Environmental Influences on Disability Pension Due To Mental Diagnoses: Limited Importance of Major Depression, Generalized Anxiety, and Chronic Fatigue.

@article{Narusyte2016GeneticAE,
  title={Genetic and Environmental Influences on Disability Pension Due To Mental Diagnoses: Limited Importance of Major Depression, Generalized Anxiety, and Chronic Fatigue.},
  author={Jurgita Narusyte and Annina Ropponen and Kristina Alexanderson and Pia Svedberg},
  journal={Twin research and human genetics : the official journal of the International Society for Twin Studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={10-6}
}
BACKGROUND Previous research indicates that liability to disability pension (DP) due to mental diagnoses is moderately influenced by genetic factors. This study investigates whether genetic contributions to the liability to DP due to mood and neurotic diagnoses overlap with the genetic influences on major depression (MD), generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), or chronic fatigue (CF). METHOD A prospective cohort study including 9,985 female twins born in Sweden 1933-1958. The presence of MD, GAD… CONTINUE READING

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