Serotonin transporter gene polymorphism and psychiatric disorders: Is there a link?

@inproceedings{Margoob2011SerotoninTG,
  title={Serotonin transporter gene polymorphism and psychiatric disorders: Is there a link?},
  author={Mushtaq Ahmad Margoob and Dhuha Mushtaq},
  booktitle={Indian journal of psychiatry},
  year={2011}
}
Though still in infancy, the field of psychiatric genetics holds great potential to contribute to the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic options to treat these disorders. Among a large number of existing neurotransmitter systems, the serotonin system dysfunction has been implicated in many psychiatric disorders and therapeutic efficacy of many drugs is also thought to be based on modulation of serotonin. Serotonin transporter gene polymorphism is one of the most extensively studied… CONTINUE READING