Serotonin 2A receptor gene is associated with personality traits, but not to disorder, in patients with borderline personality disorder.

@article{Ni2006Serotonin2R,
  title={Serotonin 2A receptor gene is associated with personality traits, but not to disorder, in patients with borderline personality disorder.},
  author={Xingqun Ni and Ramprasad Bismil and Kirsten Chan and Tricia Sicard and Natalie L. Bulgin and Shelley F. McMain and James L Kennedy},
  journal={Neuroscience letters},
  year={2006},
  volume={408 3},
  pages={214-9}
}
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a chronic, disabling, and high-risk mental disorder characterized by a pervasive pattern of instability in regulation of emotion, interpersonal relationships, self-image, and impulse control beginning in early adulthood. BPD affects about 1%-2% of the general population and has a high mortality rate as a result of suicide and impulsive behaviour. The serotonin 2A receptor gene (HTR2A) is considered a candidate gene for BPD because multiple lines of… CONTINUE READING

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