No interaction between the serotonin transporter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) and childhood adversity or recent stressful life events on symptoms of depression: results from two community surveys.

@article{Chipman2007NoIB,
  title={No interaction between the serotonin transporter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) and childhood adversity or recent stressful life events on symptoms of depression: results from two community surveys.},
  author={Phillip Chipman and Anthony F Jorm and Margot Prior and A Edet Sanson and Diana Smart and Xiao-yan Tan and Simon Easteal},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric genetics : the official publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics},
  year={2007},
  volume={144B 4},
  pages={561-5}
}
In this study we investigated interactions between the 5-HTTLPR genotype and environmental risk factors (G x E) on symptoms of depression in two large Australian community samples of adolescents and young adults. We postulated that a significant interaction between the 5-HTTLPR genotype and environmental risk factors of childhood adversity or stressful life… CONTINUE READING