Molecular genetic studies in schizophrenia.

  title={Molecular genetic studies in schizophrenia.},
  author={James L Kennedy and Luis A. Giuffra and Hans Moises and Lennart Wetterberg and Berit Sj{\"o}gren and Luca L. Cavalli-Sforza and Andrew J. Pakstis and Judith R. Kidd and Kenneth K. Kidd},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  volume={15 3},
Despite many years of research, the genetic factors in schizophrenia are not well understood. Recent developments in DNA technology allow new methods of testing genetic hypotheses in the etiology of this debilitating disorder. We have found evidence against linkage of schizophrenia in a Swedish kindred to markers on chromosome 5; another research group has reported positive evidence for linkage to this same chromosomal region in British and Icelandic families. This article presents a set of… CONTINUE READING


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