Meta-analysis in psychiatric genetics

@article{Levinson2005MetaanalysisIP,
  title={Meta-analysis in psychiatric genetics},
  author={Douglas F. Levinson},
  journal={Current Psychiatry Reports},
  year={2005},
  volume={7},
  pages={143-152}
}
  • D. Levinson
  • Published 1 April 2005
  • Psychology
  • Current Psychiatry Reports
The article reviews literature on methods for meta-analysis of genetic linkage and association studies, and summarizes and comments on specific meta-analysis findings for psychiatric disorders. The Genome Scan Meta-Analysis and Multiple Scan Probability methods assess the evidence for linkage across studies. Multiple Scan Probability analysis suggested linkage of two chromosomal regions (13q and 22q) to schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, whereas Genome Scan Meta-Analysis on a larger sample… 

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