Variations in 5-HTTLPR: relation to familiar risk of affective disorder, life events, neuroticism and cortisol.


BACKGROUND Variations in the serotonin transporter gene (5-HTTLPR) and stressful life events are associated with affective disorders. AIM To investigate whether the distribution of the alleles of the 5-HTTLPR is associated with a genetic predisposition to affective disorder and whether these variations interact with life events in relation to depressive… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2009.10.002


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