Predictive and diagnostic genetic testing in psychiatry.

  title={Predictive and diagnostic genetic testing in psychiatry.},
  author={Philip B. Mitchell and Bettina Meiser and Alex Wilde and Janice M Fullerton and Jennifer A. Donald and Kay Wilhelm and Peter R. Schofield},
  journal={Clinics in laboratory medicine},
  volume={30 4},
The recent advent of commercially available genetic tests for the diagnosis of several mental illnesses has led to intense controversy amongst the psychiatric research community. In this article the authors review these developments, and contrast these with the growing evidence from genomewide association studies that highly heritable psychiatric conditions… CONTINUE READING