The Neurobiology and Genetics of Suicide and Attempted Suicide: A Focus on the Serotonergic System

Abstract

Numerous abnormalities have been found in the serotonergic system in suicide attempters and completers. There is considerable evidence that the serotonergic system is partly under genetic control and that as yet unknown genetic factors mediate the risk for suicidal behavior independently of the genetic factors responsible for the heritability of major… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S0893-133X(00)00228-1

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