Serotonin transporter gene polymorphism in eating disorders: Data from a new biobank and META-analysis of previous studies.

UNLABELLED Objectives Growing interest focuses on the association between 5-HTTLPR polymorphism and eating disorders (ED), but published findings have been conflicting. Methods The Italian BIO.VE.D.A. biobank provided 976 samples (735 ED patients and 241 controls) for genotyping. We conducted a literature search of studies published up to 1 April 2015… CONTINUE READING