Schizophrenia genetics: putting all the pieces together.

  title={Schizophrenia genetics: putting all the pieces together.},
  author={Simon L Girard and Patrick A. Dion and Guy Rouleau},
  journal={Current neurology and neuroscience reports},
  volume={12 3},
Schizophrenia is a major mental disorder characterized by a deep disruption of the thinking process and of emotional response. For many decades, genetics studies have yielded little success in identifying genetic factors responsible for the disease. However, with the recent breakthroughs in genome analysis technologies, the field of the genetics of schizophrenia has progressed a lot in the last years. Both common and rare variants have been successfully associated with the disease and a… CONTINUE READING
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