Neurocognitive allied phenotypes for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

  title={Neurocognitive allied phenotypes for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.},
  author={S Kristian Hill and Margret S. H. Harris and Ellen S. Herbener and Mani N. Pavuluri and John A. Sweeney},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  volume={34 4},
Psychiatric disorders are genetically complex and represent the end product of multiple biological and social factors. Links between genes and disorder-related abnormalities can be effectively captured via assessment of phenotypes that are both associated with genetic effects and potentially contributory to behavioral abnormalities. Identifying intermediate or allied phenotypes as a strategy for clarifying genetic contributions to disorders has been successful in other areas of medicine and is… CONTINUE READING

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