Monoamine Oxidase-A Genetic Variants and Childhood Abuse Predict Impulsiveness in Borderline Personality Disorder

@inproceedings{Kolla2017MonoamineOG,
  title={Monoamine Oxidase-A Genetic Variants and Childhood Abuse Predict Impulsiveness in Borderline Personality Disorder},
  author={Nathan J Kolla and Jeffrey H. Meyer and Marcos Sanches and James E. Charbonneau},
  booktitle={Clinical psychopharmacology and neuroscience : the official scientific journal of the Korean College of Neuropsychopharmacology},
  year={2017}
}
Objective Impulsivity is a core feature of borderline personality disorder (BPD) and antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) that likely arises from combined genetic and environmental influences. The interaction of the low activity variant of the monoamine oxidase-A (MAOA-L) gene and early childhood adversity has been shown to predict aggression in clinical and non-clinical populations. Although impulsivity is a risk factor for aggression in BPD and ASPD, little research has investigated… CONTINUE READING
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