The Genes for Major Psychosis: Aberrant Sequence or Regulation?

@article{Petronis2000TheGF,
  title={The Genes for Major Psychosis: Aberrant Sequence or Regulation?},
  author={Artūras Petronis},
  journal={Neuropsychopharmacology},
  year={2000},
  volume={23},
  pages={1-12}
}
A number of recent clinical and molecular observations in major psychosis indicate that epigenetic factors may be operational in the origin of major mental illness. This article further develops the idea that epigenetic factors may play an etiopathogenic role in schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder. The putative role of epigenetic factors is shown by the epigenetic interpretation of genetic association studies of the genes for serotonin 2A (HTR2A) and the dopamine D3 (DRD3) receptors in… CONTINUE READING
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