Meta-analysis supports association between serotonin transporter (5-HTT) and suicidal behavior

@article{Li2007MetaanalysisSA,
  title={Meta-analysis supports association between serotonin transporter (5-HTT) and suicidal behavior},
  author={Dong Li and Lin He},
  journal={Molecular Psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={12},
  pages={47-54}
}
Suicidal behavior, which ranks among the top 10 causes of death worldwide, is an important public-health problem and a psychiatric disorder, which has been the subject of considerable study. Studies have shown association between the serotonin transporter (5-HTT) gene and suicidal behavior, although a proportion of alternative studies have produced contrary results both in terms of positive and negative findings, possibly reflecting inadequate statistical power and the use of different… CONTINUE READING