Response to psychotherapy in borderline personality disorder and methylation status of the BDNF gene

@inproceedings{Perroud2013ResponseTP,
  title={Response to psychotherapy in borderline personality disorder and methylation status of the BDNF gene},
  author={Nader Ali Perroud and Andreas Salzmann and Paco Prada and Raffaele Nicastro and M-E Hoeppli and Stefan Furrer and S Ardu and Ivo Krejci and F{\'e}licien Karege and Alain Malafosse},
  booktitle={Translational Psychiatry},
  year={2013}
}
Downregulation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) gene expression with corresponding increased methylation at specific promoters has been associated with stressful experiences in early life and may explain later adulthood psychopathology. We measured the percentage of methylation at BDNF CpG exons I and IV as well as plasma BDNF protein levels in… CONTINUE READING