Genetic association studies in obsessive-compulsive disorder

  title={Genetic association studies in obsessive-compulsive disorder},
  author={SantoS SaMpaio and Rita M{\'a}rcia Pacheco Lins and renato daLtro and Oliveira and Lucas de Castro Quarantini and Maria Conceiç{\~a}o do Ros{\'a}rio and Euripedes Constantino Miguel and Ana Gabriela Hounie},
Background: Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) segregates in families. It follows a complex model of genetic transmission, which involves the influence of several small effect genes interacting with the environment. Methods: A systematic review of genetic association studies in OCD was performed. Articles published until 2012 were searched in the databases PubMed, Embase and ScieLO using the terms of MeSH and its associates or synonyms for “obsessivecompulsive disorder”, “gene” and “genetic… CONTINUE READING
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